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DoD, Industry Sparring Over New Cyber Rules, Ellen Lord Says

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Ellen Lord, the Pentagon’s chief weapons buyer, told a small group of reporters here Friday morning that her office is trying to put rules in place to protect against buying “software that has Russian or Chinese provenance, for instance, and quite often that’s difficult to tell at first glance because of holding companies,” that move the software through the open market.

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Pentagon Wants Industry to be Smart on Cyber, But No Plan Yet

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Under constant cyber attack, the Pentagon is struggling to find ways to incorporate cyber security as part of the contracting process.

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