US Government Plans to Share Supply Chain Threat Reports

US Government Plans to Share Supply Chain Threat Reports

Classified supply chain threat reports to critical U.S. telecommunications, energy and financial businesses, will soon be shared by the U.S. National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC), as reported by Matt Hamblen of Computerworld.

NCSC leads the integration of the U.S. government’s counterintelligence and security activities for the common purpose of countering foreign intelligence threats to information and assets critical to the nation’s security. 

To raise awareness of increased risk to supply chains due to the evolving dependence on globally sourced commercial information and technologies for mission critical systems and services, the agency released a video last month.
The risks are passed to end users through products and services that may contain defective, counterfeit or otherwise tainted components—such as compromised telecommunications equipment.

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