NIST to hold IT supply chain workshop

The National Institute of Standards and Technology will host a workshop to discuss ways the agency can focus its work to help federal departments and agencies manage risks associated with information and communication technology supply chains.

The workshop is scheduled for October 15 and 16 at the agency’s Gaithersburg, Md., headquarters. Registration fee is $56.

The ICT supply chain is a globally distributed, interconnected set of organizations, people, processes, products and services that extends across the entire system development life cycle from research and development, to production, delivery, operations and disposal.


  • Discuss the fundamental underpinnings of ICT supply chain risk management (terms, definitions, characterizations);
  • Identify and evaluate current and needed commercially reasonable practices and related standards (need, scope and development approach);
  • Identify current and needed tools, technology and techniques useful in securing the ICT supply chain; and
  • Identify current and needed research and resources.

Register here.

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