Senate bill proposes new cybersecurity framework for defense industrial base

By Justin Doubleday / June 12, 2019 at 9:54 AM
Senate authorizers are proposing a new framework to help the Defense Department shore up cybersecurity throughout its industrial base, as lawmakers feel the current status quo is inadequate. The Senate Armed Services Committee's fiscal year 2020 defense authorization bill , approved by the panel last month, includes a "framework to enhance cybersecurity of the United States defense industrial base," according to a committee staffer discussing details of the bill. The bill released today requires DOD to develop a "consistent, comprehensive...

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