Federal News Network: DoD, Commerce consider requiring ‘ingredients list’ of software to protect supply chain

“After a handful of supply chain scares, causing DoD and other government agencies to fear foreign countries may be spying on the U.S. through embedded software and hardware, the Pentagon is calling on the Commerce Department to consider requiring companies to show their cards on where certain items come from.”

“The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration is looking into the feasibility of requiring a bill of materials now. NTIA already hosted one workshop on the issue and will host at least two more.”

“While the Commerce Department is working out if a bill of material is necessary, dealing with supply chain risks as they are happening is another area where DoD and the government as a whole feels unprepared.” Read the full article here.

Source: DoD, Commerce consider requiring ‘ingredients list’ of software to protect supply chain – By Scott Maucione, October 23. 2018. Federal News Network.


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