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Tech group seeks clarity from OMB on implementation of software attestation memo required under cyber EO

By Sara Friedman / November 22, 2022

The Information Technology Industry Council is asking the Office of Management and Budget to provide guidance on how the government plans to implement a September memorandum establishing policies for federal contractors to self assess the security of their software products.

"The memorandum is an important milestone in securing the software development process. Software producers face significant barriers, including ambiguous terminology, confusing timelines, and the potential for regulatory fragmentation,” ITI’s Gordon Bitko said in a release. ITI sent a letter...

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