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May 18, 2022

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NTIA seeks comment on Software Bill of Materials requirements outlined in Biden executive order

By Sara Friedman / June 2, 2021

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration has issued a notice asking for public comments on the “minimum elements” of what should be in a Software Bill of Materials, a task assigned to the agency as part of President Biden’s cyber executive order to secure government networks.

The SBOM requirements in the EO are intended to build on NTIA’s software component transparency efforts through a multistakeholder process started in 2018. Leaders from government, industry and academia have participated in the effort...

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