September 17, 2019
Lawmakers want reports on DOD efforts to secure industrial base, protect critical technology
House Armed Services members want more information from the Defense Department on efforts to secure the defense industrial base from cyber threats and protect technology critical to national security, as lawmakers are concerned the department is not synchronizing its activities.
The House Armed Services intelligence, emerging threats and capabilities subcommittee's mark of the fiscal 2020 defense authorization bill requires DOD to deliver a report by next May on "many efforts related to cybersecurity and the Defense Industrial Base." The subcommittee...