New Pentagon initiatives seek to overcome entrenched supply chain security concerns

By Justin Doubleday / September 9, 2019 at 5:00 AM
Federal officials are injecting a sense of urgency into multiple initiatives to more effectively secure the Defense Department’s expansive supply chain from cyber threats, as one official warned the issue is nearing a “tipping point.” The federal government is still struggling to grapple with the “complexity” of its cybersecurity and supply chain problems, according to Ron Ross, a computer scientist and fellow at the National Institute for Standards and Technology who leads the development of cybersecurity standards. The complexity is...

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