Supply Chain

Technology-Focused Bills Advance Through Senate, House Committees

A bevy of pending legislation aimed at technological modernization moved through Congressional chambers on Wednesday with broad bipartisan backing.

House Legislation Aims to Support U.S.-Made Circuit Boards

New bipartisan legislation falls in line with other bills aimed at promoting U.S. manufacturing of printed circuit boards and other critical electronic input materials.

Defense Officials Push For Cyber Standards Compliance, Citing Warfighter Needs

Officials from Defense’s CIO Office reiterated the need for strong digital defenses as conflicts take aim at critical infrastructure.

Federal Agencies Likely to Get New Cybersecurity Guidance ‘In Coming Weeks’

New top-level guidance—and requirements—are coming for managing software security risk at federal agencies

NIST’s Supply-Chain Security Guidance Tells Agencies: Look to FedRAMP First

The agency has spent years revising guidance for organizations to address vulnerabilities presented by vendors of software and other enterprise suppliers.

Cybersecurity Pros Signal Regulatory Challenge for Securing Industrial Control Systems

A studious adversary may be hellbent on destruction, and a comprehensive approach is needed to successfully govern the protection of critical infrastructure, specialists say.

Energy to Fund Development of Climate-Friendly Grid Security and Resilience

The effort reflects a commitment to clean energy while aiming to mitigate supply-chain threats.

NatSec Experts to Congress: Pass Legislation to Boost Domestic Semiconductor Production

The Bipartisan Innovation Act would inject tens of billions into domestic semiconductor production.

CISA Director Details Growing Threat to Maritime Transportation Sector 

Cybersecurity professionals are noting the possibility of Russia reprising a watershed attack on the shipping industry to hit back against the U.S. economy.

White House Unveils New Supply Chain Data Sharing Pilot

Helmed by the Department of Transportation, FLOW will work to improve consumers’ access to goods through streamlining shipping and delivery operations.

CISA Replaces Chair of Supply-Chain Risk Management Task Force on Network Tech

Bob Kolasky is leaving government for the private sector, after leading the public-private task force alongside executives from trade associations of the largest critical software and networking gear providers.

White House Reminds Agencies to Adopt NIST's Software Supply Chain Security Framework

The Office of Management and Budget pressed federal agencies on a deadline to adopt the software supply chain best practices as directed under last year's White House cybersecurity executive order.

Supply Chain Security Training and FISMA Overhaul Bills Clear House Committee

The committee chair highlighted a need for incident reporting and other requirements for federal contractors.

AT&T Completes First 5G Demonstration for ‘Smart Warehouse’ Effort

The work continues to unfold, even in the face of supply chain strains.

Air Force Doubles Down on Tech to Stay On Top of Supply Chain Demands

Officials recently shed light on a system that explores “what-ifs” connected to needed assets.

Biden Admin Touts ‘Significant Progress’ in Made in America Office's First Year

The office’s purpose is to coordinate federal efforts and maximize the use of domestic goods by taxpayer-funded federal agencies when appropriate.