October 25, 2020
Official: Commerce Dept. ‘shaping a tool’ for identifying, responding to risk in pending ICT supply-chain rule
Senior Commerce official John Costello offered an overview of his department’s evolving security role and insight on the goals of the pending information and communications technology supply chain rule, but no announcement on timing for release of that closely watched regulation.
“We are shaping a tool to identify major areas of risk” in the ICT supply chain, Costello said, and to determine whether certain risks can be mitigated or if a product or company should be banned from participating in...