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Software group advocates for streamlining federal certification processes used in procurement

By Sara Friedman / October 30, 2023

BSA-The Software Alliance calls for providing more certainty when it comes to security certifications needed to do business with the federal government and opportunities to bring in more vendors, in the group’s latest agenda targeted at addressing procurement policy.

“Software security is critical, and federal agencies need ways to make sure software is secure,” the agenda says. BSA calls out the General Services Administration’s FedRAMP program and the Pentagon’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program as “two prerequisites to ensure...

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