New Navy CIO says industry must help Pentagon police subcontractors' cybersecurity

By Justin Katz / September 30, 2019 at 3:13 PM
The Navy's new chief information officer says one of his top priorities will be ensuring prime contractors help the Pentagon hold subcontractors accountable for cybersecurity. Defense contractors "are our partners and, in many cases, an extension of us," Aaron Weis, the Navy’s CIO, told Inside Defense in an interview today at the Pentagon. "We also need to rely on that same sense of partnership to safeguard" their data and information technology systems. "I think the topic that we’re going to...

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