Tags supply chain security

Schneider Electric snafu shows the need to stay vigilant over supply chain

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Energy-management software giant Schneider Electric has alerted customers that they may have received malware-laced USB drives in recent shipments of some of the company's products.

White House floats law to shore up agencies’ digital supply chain

by Ryan Duffy • 2 months ago

The Trump administration is proposing a law to tighten up the security of computer systems that the federal government buys and uses.

American companies protest FCC pressure on Huawei

by Ryan Duffy • 3 months ago

“Ripping out and replacing” a raft of Chinese-made telecom gear won’t be easy, a group of American companies protested to the Federal Communication Commission (FCC). A collective of trade groups representing smaller American service providers joined with prominent Chinese telecom Huawei in slamming the FCC’s proposal to ban American telecoms from using federal subsidies to purchase Chinese-made equipment.

Senators want Commerce to help U.S. firms ditch ZTE

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

A bipartisan trio of senators have asked the Commerce Department to clarify that U.S. companies are welcome to remove products from their networks made by ZTE.

DHS chief: We’re cracking down on hackers more than Obama did

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The U.S. government is trying to more effectively deter cyberattacks by imposing clear consequences on nation-state-linked hackers, according to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.

Senate bill hopes to sort out supply-chain cybersecurity risks, prevent next Kaspersky drama

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

A new bipartisan Senate bill tries to get to the bottom of supply chain risk by setting up a federal acquisition council to get national-security and civilian agencies on the same page.