Pentagon acquisition CISO: 2021 'the year of supply chain risk management'

By Justin Doubleday / February 2, 2021 at 5:24 PM
The Pentagon's acquisition security chief predicts 2021 will be a big year for supply chain risk management initiatives in the wake of the devastating SolarWinds hack and the COVID-19 pandemic's illumination of global supply challenges. Katie Arrington, chief information security officer in the Pentagon's acquisition directorate, said her office is focused on more than the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, a much-discussed Defense Department program to certify whether its contractors are following best cybersecurity practices. Arrington said during a Tuesday...

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