Sly Ahn - Supply Chain Security Lead, Portfolio Program Support Division, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)
Shon L. Lyublanovits - Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity for the Office of Information Technology Category (ITC), General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Acquisition Service (FAS)
Dr. Thresa Lang - Acting Chief Information Security Officer, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO)
Moderator: Christopher Dorobek - Executive Editor, GovLoop's DorobekINSIDER
The Office of Management and Budget recently released interim regulations outlining the pathway agencies can pursue to bar companies from Federal contracting when they constitute a supply chain security risk.
Connections to adversarial foreign governments represent an unacceptable risk of espionage through back doors placed in their products or by the companies routing data to home countries where foreign laws may make it easier to access them.
This briefing will explore what both industry and government alike need to know about the risks inherent in the federal supply chain.
- Describe how agencies can mitigate risks in their information and communications technology supply chains associated with foreign suppliers.
- Review methods to improve the supply chain of the federal government’s $90 billion information technology budget.
- Delineate approaches to supply chain risk management and budgetary impacts associated with them.
- Review supply chain mandates and controls agencies have in place.