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SEP 14, 2022 | US

Why the US Government Will Require Software Vendors to Certify the Security of Their Products

Fedscoop, September 14, 2022

By Dave Nyczepir

BSA's Henry Young addresses on the new White House guidance on why software assessments from a third-party provider may not be necessary. 

“What I’m seeing is that it’s likely that a majority of procurements can be undertaken with a vendor’s attestation, rather than the more onerous third-party certification,” he said, emphasizing that software vendors take the assurances they make very seriously because of their direct effect on customers."

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Original Posting: https://www.fedscoop.com/vendors-self-attest-secure-software/ 

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