Federal Acquisition Security Council (FASC)

NIST to consolidate existing supply chain guidance before issuing new recommendations


The institute is under pressure to publish separate guidance on protecting critical software and testing source code.

DHS launching a CDO office and CMMC-like risk management program


The CDO is organizing work around eight priority data domains, and the department is looking to pilot a CMMC approach with its vendors.

National cyber director role in the spotlight after SolarWinds hack


President-elect Joe Biden's first-ever cyber czar could prove instrumental in crafting a national cyber R&D strategy and coordinating dispersed efforts to secure the supply chain.

DHS considering CMMC supply chain applications


The department has begun working with vendors to ensure they understand required supply chain controls and are using components and equipment they're comfortable with.

GSA adding supply chain requirements to major contracts


2GIT, STARS III and other governmentwide acquisition contracts are all part of the more "proactive approach" to protecting federal information systems, say officials.

OMB details process for removing, excluding threatening tech from federal supply chain


The interim final rule establishes how the Federal Acquisition Security Council will operate.