Senate Bill Would Train Federal Buyers to Spot Counterintelligence Threats

Senate Bill Would Train Federal Buyers to Spot Counterintelligence Threats

Senators from both sides of the political aisle introduced new legislation Friday to confront cybersecurity vulnerabilities in the federal government’s information technology procurement and lifecycle process.


The Supply Chain Counterintelligence Training Act, introduced by Sens. Gary Peters, D-Mich., and Ron Johnson, R-Wis., seeks to establish a counterintelligence training program for federal insiders who work on supply chain risk management to ensure that everyone involved can identify and mitigate threats that arise during government buying.


“America’s adversaries use any means necessary to gain access to valuable and sensitive government information, including possibly inserting compromising code i ..