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Commerce Proposes Third Party Audits as Criteria in Supply Chain Rule for Software

November 29, 2021

Via: Nextgov

The Commerce secretary should consider whether connected software applications have been evaluated for security by a reliable third party when reviewing transactions with U.S. entities, under a new proposal from the department.

Commerce proposed adding “a lack of thorough and reliable third-party auditing of connected software applications,” to a list of criteria for determining whether to approve imports and other transactions involving information and communications technology, according to a notice published in the Federal Register Friday.

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