Senate Panel Pushes For Greater Cybersecurity Focus At DOD

Law360, New York (January 16, 2014, 7:42 PM EST) -- At a Thursday confirmation hearing for three top defense officials, members of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee signaled a continued focus on improving cybersecurity in acquisitions and weeding counterfeit electronics out of defense weapons systems, signaling resistance to lobbyists' efforts to scale back anti-counterfeiting legislation.

The committee examined the nominations of Madelyn R. Creedon to be principal deputy administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration, Brad R. Carson to be undersecretary for the U.S. Army, and William A. LaPlante to be assistant secretary of the...
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