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August 14, 2022

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Cyber Safety Review Board offers guidelines for software procurement amid increased attention around regulation

By Sara Friedman / July 26, 2022

The Cyber Safety Review Board’s inaugural report addresses how the government can boost software security practices by using its procurement resources, while avoiding making specific recommendations for federal acquisition rules.

Recommendations on procurement regarding the Log4j software vulnerability focus on making investments in the future. The report released on July 14 says, “To address the significant challenges present in the current software ecosystem, innovative solutions will be necessary.”

The CSRB directs the government to “[e]xplore a baseline requirement for...

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