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May 19, 2024

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Sen. Wyden proposes legislation to require federal procurement of secure software following CSRB report

By Sara Friedman / April 10, 2024

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) is proposing a bill to establish security standards for software used by the federal government, in response to the DHS-led Cyber Safety Review Board’s investigation into the 2023 Microsoft Exchange Online intrusion.

“The Secure and Interoperable Government Collaboration Technology Act would require the government to set new secure, open standards for collaboration software, which would also promote competition and save taxpayer dollars,” according to a Monday release from Wyden’s office on the draft bill....

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