Inside Cybersecurity

June 14, 2021

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Metzger: Executive order highlights the urgency needed to secure software, but adoption process is key

By Sara Friedman / June 7, 2021

Contracting attorney Robert Metzger says the Biden cyber executive order elevates the security of software used on federal networks to a “level of presidential concern,” but the impact of the EO will depend on how widely the best practices and guidelines developed by the government are adopted.

“One lesson from the last few years has been that the private sector sometimes does the right thing, and often can do the best thing, but you cannot rely upon the private sector...


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