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CISA's Manfra cites three factors in evaluating threats from foreign companies

October 2, 2019 |
Charlie Mitchell

CISA Assistant Director Jeanette Manfra says the DHS cyber agency applies a three-part test for considering risks from foreign suppliers of information and communications technology, an approach undergirding an upcoming Commerce Department rule on banning risky ICT products.

“You can't have a blanket approach” that says any product from an identified country is bad, Manfra said today at the Washington Post's cyber summit.

Manfra emphasized that the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is a “risk-based organization” and has developed...

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