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Software industry presses lawmakers to address supply-chain risks in upcoming defense bill

March 07, 2019 |
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The software industry is urging the leaders of the House and Senate armed services committees to address supply-chain risks in drafting the upcoming defense authorization bill for fiscal 2020, indicating concerns that ongoing efforts to cleanse the system of foreign influences and other vulnerabilities could run counter to the global nature of the tech sector.

In a letter to the bipartisan leadership of the committees, BSA | The Software Alliance argues that “supply chains are intrinsically interconnected, linking governments,...


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