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MAR 09, 2022 | US

Industry’s Open Source Security Recs

POLITICO Morning Cybersecurity, March 9, 2022

By Eric Geller

The global software industry’s largest trade association wants Congress to require higher education institutions that receive federal funding to incorporate cybersecurity into any software development classes they offer. That’s one of the 12 “aggressive but achievable” recommendations in a letter that the trade group BSA sent Wednesday to Inglis and Anne Neuberger, the deputy national security adviser for cyber and emerging technology. BSA shared the letter exclusively with MC in advance of its release.

The details: If a college or university teaches coding and receives federal funds, they should have to provide “appropriate instruction on secure software development processes, secure capabilities, and secure lifecycle management,” BSA said. This recommendation — the only regulatory proposal in BSA’s letter — dovetails with the Biden administration’s emphasis on cyber education and workforce development, although it could face pushback from officials concerned about the optics of federal education mandates or the burdens of compliance, especially for smaller schools.

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ACERCA DE BSA

BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) es el principal defensor de la industria global del software ante los gobiernos y en el mercado internacional. Sus miembros se encuentran entre las compañías más innovadoras del mundo, creando soluciones de software que impulsan la economía y mejoran la vida moderna.

Con sede central en Washington, DC y operaciones en más de 30 países, BSA es pionera en programas de cumplimiento normativo diseñados para fomentar el uso legal de software, y apoya políticas públicas que incentivan la innovación tecnológica e impulsan el crecimiento de la economía digital.

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