June 14, 2021
Tech group urges White House to leverage existing software security standards in implementing executive order
The Information Technology Industry Council wants the Biden administration to take advantage of international standards when developing the software security guidelines mandated by President Biden’s cyber executive order.
“ITI welcomes the release of the Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity, which delegates NIST to consult with stakeholders to identify standards, tools, best practices, and other guidelines to enhance software supply chain security,” the association said in a “position paper” released on Thursday. “ITI emphasizes that ICT products/services...