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Cybersecurity Coalition recommends establishing SBOM pilots, workshops before setting contract requirements

By Sara Friedman / May 13, 2022

The federal government needs to do more to test the effectiveness of Software Bill of Materials before setting procurement requirements in federal contracts, according to a paper from the Cybersecurity Coalition, which proposes establishing pilots and holding workshops to iron out areas of concern.

The Cybersecurity Coalition is a public policy advocacy group of cyber firms and represents companies that sell software and security solutions to the federal government.

“The Coalition wants to stress that SBOM represents only one part...

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