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NIST Releases Draft Guidance on Supply Chain Security

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has drafted a publication that aims to help commercial organizations reduce cyber risks in global supply chains. The publication, titled "Key Practices in Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management," lists ways to tackle cyber issues associated with newer information and communications technologies made by third-party entities, NIST said Tuesday.

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DoD Releases CMMC Reforms to Bolster Supply Chain Cybersecurity; Andrew Schnabel, Ellen Lord Quoted

The Department of Defense (DoD) has released the final version of its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), which will certify DoD contractors’ cybersecurity practices and bolster supply chain security, the department announced on Friday.

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Dana Deasy on DoD’s JEDI Cloud Program, Joint AI Center

Dana Deasy, chief information officer of the Department of Defense and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, told C4ISRNET in an interview published Thursday about DoD’s progress with the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud program and plans to have the first “unclassified” environment in place by mid-February as part of that effort.

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GSA to Advance Ban on Vendors With Ties to Chinese Tech Firms Via Consolidated Schedule Refresh

The General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service will include in the initial refresh of its consolidated Multiple Awards Schedule a contracting ban on companies with ties to Chinese technology firms ZTE and Huawei through the supply chain, FedScoop reported Tuesday.

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Commerce Dept Issues Proposed Rule to Ensure ICT Supply Chain Security

The Department of Commerce has proposed a rule that outlines the procedures the secretary can use to evaluate transactions involving information and communications technology and services and determine whether such transactions pose national security risks to the ICT supply chain, digital economy and critical infrastructure.

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Grant Schneider: Federal Acquisition Supply Chain Council Eyes Guidance for Agencies in 2020

Grant Schneider, federal chief information security officer, said the Federal Acquisition Supply Chain Council will prioritize the development of guidance in 2020 to help agencies address security threats to the supply chain, Nextgov reported Tuesday.

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