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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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SOBRE A BSA

A BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) é a principal defensora do setor global de software perante governos e no mercado internacional. Seus membros estão entre as empresas mais inovadoras do mundo, criando soluções de software que estimulam a economia e melhoram a vida moderna.

Com sede em Washington, DC e operações em mais de 30 países, a BSA promove programas de conformidade que promovem o uso legal de software e defendem políticas públicas que promovem a inovação tecnológica e o crescimento da economia digital.

CONTATOS DE MÍDIA

Anna Hughes

Telephone: 202-530-5177
E-mail: annah@bsa.org

Riley McBride Smith

Telephone: 202-591-1125
E-mail: Riley@allisonpr.com

For Media Inquiries

E-mail: media@bsa.org

CONTATOS DE MÍDIA

Anna Hughes

Telephone: 202-530-5177
E-mail: annah@bsa.org

CONTATOS DE MÍDIA

Christine Lynch

CONTACTO DE PRENSA

Anna Hughes

Telephone: 202-530-5177
E-mail: annah@bsa.org