Tag Archives: supply chain

GAO: CBP Should Standardize Info Tracking Guidance for Supply Chain Security Program

The Government Accountability Office has called on the Customs and Border Protection to develop a standardized guidance for efforts to track security validations under CBP’s supply chain security partnership program. GAO said Wednesday CBP’s Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism program faced problems with its Portal 2.0 data management system which required C-TPAT staff to …

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ODNI Releases Video on Foreign Threats Against Supply Chains

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s National Counterintelligence and Security Center has unveiled a video that seeks to inform public and private entities on foreign risks facing the industry’s supply chain. ODNI said Thursday it released the video at a supply chain risk management conference as part of NCSC’s efforts to aid the government …

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Bill Sisk: GSA Eyes Modernization of Govt Supply Requisitions

The General Services Administration is working to modernize the requisition process in the federal government’s supply chain to address the changing needs of customers, vendor partners and the IT infrastructure. Bill Sisk, assistant commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service Office of General Supplies and Services, wrote in a blog entry posted Tuesday that …

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Papay, Cilluffo, Cardash: Pentagon Should Make Cyber a System Design Requirement

Cybersecurity practitioners Michael Papay, Frank Cilluffo and Sharon Cardash urge the Defense Department to establish cybersecurity as a requirement in system design and architecture to counter potential vulnerabilities to U.S. defense platforms and systems. Papay, chief information officer at Northrop Grumman, and Cilluffo and Cardash from the George Washington University – Homeland Security Policy Institute say in a guest post …

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Omnibus Could Change Some Chinese Supply Chain Restrictions

Lawmakers have included language in a fiscal year 2014 “omnibus” spending bill that would change some supply chain regulations for four agencies regarding purchases from China, FCW reported Tuesday. Adam Mazmanian writes the rules, if the bill passes, keeps some limits in place on IT gear purchases from contractors owned or subsidized …

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