Supply Chain

Supply Chain Group Aims to Reduce Counterfeits in Federal Systems

The proposed acquisition rule will require only original manufacturers or vetted resellers supply some components.

Cyber Supply Chain Task Force to Meet Soon

The task force will be managed by Homeland Security Department’s new long-range cyber planning organization.

DHS Report Urges Research into Cyber Market Failures

The research road map urges examining the long-term effects of laws, regulations and supply chain vulnerabilities.

The State of Cybersecurity

Federal agencies surge to combat ever-growing threats—but is it enough?

DHS Reveals New Details About Its Supply Chain Initiative

The program will be based primarily on unclassified information, the department said.

Lawmakers Go to School on Wi-Fi and Urge Online Privacy Rights

The Senate also finally passed a bill to change the name of DHS’ cybersecurity agency.

Report: China Used Tiny Chips to Infiltrate the U.S. Supply Chain

A Chinese company targeted data centers of some of the largest commercial companies, according to a report.

Lawmakers Weigh in on the White House Cyber Policy

Plus hackers attempt to crack into Senate staff’s personal email.

House Passes Bill Expanding DHS’ Power to Block Risky Contractors from Government Networks

The move comes after Congress took action in the past year to boot the Russian anti-virus maker Kaspersky Lab and the Chinese telecom firms Huawei and ZTE from federal networks.

NDAA’s Done, Election Security’s On Deck and Senators Are Fretting About 3D Gun Printing

Last week also saw a showdown over a phony FCC DDoS attack and a new cyber law to protect small businesses.

DHS Asks Industry’s Help in Major Supply Chain Security Upgrade

The department wants industry’s input on how to detect malicious and counterfeit tech in the government’s supply chain.

Kaspersky Appeal Hurtles Toward Courtroom Arguments

Lawyers for the government and the Russian anti-virus company have filed their last briefs before arguing before a judicial panel in September.

Homeland Security is Pushing Hard for More Supply Chain Authority

The department is examining several specific companies as potential supply chain cyber threats.

Supply Chain Cybersecurity a Major Legislative Priority for House Homeland

The committee wants to broaden DHS’ authority to kick questionable contractors off government networks.