Pentagon task force chief concerned 'transparency in contracts' putting critical tech at risk

By Justin Doubleday / December 27, 2019 at 5:00 AM
The head of the Pentagon's Protecting Critical Technology Task Force is concerned "transparency in contracts" is giving U.S. competitors too much information about where critical military technologies are developed. Air Force Maj. Gen. Thomas Murphy, director of the year-old task force , has focused on efforts to improve shoring up cybersecurity in defense industrial base networks. He’s been critical of contractor efforts to date, and the task force has helped ignite the shift toward a new industry standard, called the...

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