Welcome to MeriTalk News Briefs, where we bring you all the day’s action that didn’t quite make the headlines. No need to shout about ‘em, but we do feel that they merit talk. […]
Sens. James Lankford, R-Okla., and Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., today introduced legislation that would create a Federal Acquisition Security Council to oversee creation of a government-wide strategy to address supply IT chain security and mitigate supply chain security threats from IT equipment and service purchases.
Kaspersky Lab is willing to turn over its source code to the U.S. government to dispel rumors that the company has ties to the Russian Kremlin, CEO Eugene Kaspersky told the Associated Press on July 1. “If the United States needs, we can disclose the source code,” Kaspersky said. “Anything I can do to prove that we don’t behave maliciously, I will do it.”[…]