GSA, DOD Solicit Advice On Revamping Cybersecurity

Law360, New York (May 17, 2013, 6:47 PM EDT) -- The U.S. General Services Administration and Department of Defense are seeking advice regarding cybersecurity standards involved in government contracts, requesting that vendors weigh in on current measures and the potential pitfalls of implementing new ones as part of a national push to revamp cybersecurity.

The request responds to President Barack Obama's February executive order calling for blanket improvements to infrastructure cybersecurity. The two agencies are working toward a June deadline, at which time they must provide the White House with recommendations on how best to incorporate...
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