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April 17, 2021

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Industry paper suggests Federal Acquisition Security Council as a focal point for government supply chain efforts

By Sara Friedman / April 1, 2021

The Information Technology Industry Council proposes utilizing the Federal Acquisition Security Council as a way to centralize supply chain initiatives impacting the information and communications technology sector, in a new whitepaper targeted at the federal government.

The FASC was created in 2018 through the SECURE Technology Act and serves as a new interagency organization with the authority to issue removal and exclusion orders for specific products and services.

While the Office of Management and Budget issued an interim final rule...

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