NSA offers advice: connecting OT to the rest of the net can lead to “indefensible levels of risk”

The US Defense Department and third-party military contractors are being advised to strengthen the security of their operational technology (OT) in the wake of security breaches, such as the SolarWinds supply chain attack. The guidance comes from the NSA, which this week has issued a cybersecurity advisory entitled “Stop Malicious Cyber Activity Against Connected Operational […]

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Biden Administration Drafting EO to Help U.S. Gov’t Secure Digital Supply Chain

The Biden administration said it’s drafting an executive order to help the United States government better defend itself against digital supply chain attacks. A Step Up for Federal Procurement According to NPR, the executive order that’s being drafted will include several initiatives designed to strengthen the security of the United States’ digital supply chain. Among […]

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