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MITRE supply-chain report urges Pentagon to back SAFETY Act reforms focused on cyber

By Rick Weber / October 10, 2018

The Pentagon should throw its considerable political weight behind a longstanding proposal supported by industry to revise the anti-terrorism SAFETY Act by expanding its liability protections to address cybersecurity measures, according to recommendations in a MITRE Corp. report on securing the military's supply chain.

“The SAFETY Act, administered by [the Department of Homeland Security], encourages investment in anti-terrorism technologies through liability limitations for qualifying, approved products, equipment, service, devices, and technologies,” states the MITRE report in an annex on litigation...

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