SECNAV: Pentagon must develop algorithm to scrub contracts

By Lee Hudson / April 20, 2018 at 4:17 PM
The Pentagon needs to develop an institutional algorithm for scrubbing contracts so that U.S. adversaries do not have access to sensitive information, according to the Navy secretary. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer described a scenario to the Senate Armed Services Committee April 19 where the service was about to award a contract to a prime contractor but discovered a division of the company was in a joint venture with Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications company. "We turned around and said, 'Whoa, stop...

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