The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently published updated guidance for reducing cybersecurity risks in supply chains.
Titled “Software Supply Chain Security Guidance,” the update is NIST’s response to directives issued by an executive order by President Joe Biden, designed to improve cybersecurity in the United States.
This NIST guidance is assumed to target federal agencies. However, NIST points out that it can apply to all kinds of organizations. It’s one of the most thorough references out there for cyber supply chain risk management.
Don’t want to read a 326-page document? Here are the 10 key takeaways that can inform your efforts to secure your supply chain.