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Senate committee advances open source software and digital identity bills

March 29, 2023

Via: FCW

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee advanced a series of bills on Wednesday aimed at improving government operations around data management, digital identity and securing critical infrastructure from cyber attacks.

The legislation advanced out of the committee included a bipartisan bill reintroduced last week by Chairman Gary Peters (D-Mich.) that instructs the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to develop a publicly accessible risk framework on open source software components for government and industry.

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