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Author of report on securing military supply chain sees impacts beyond acquisition rules

By Justin Doubleday Rick Weber / October 9, 2018

Harvey Rishikof, a key author of a MITRE Corp. report on securing the Pentagon's cyber supply chain, expects changes in defense acquisition rules will be an initial step in implementing the recommendations, which he says will have sweeping implications for the design of networks and IT products.

The report is “revolutionary” in terms of its recommendations for overhauling the Defense Department's purchasing process, including “bringing counter-intelligence and intelligence into the acquisition process,” according to Rishikof. “That's making security a major...

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