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Co-Founder and Lead Software Engineer Reliable Energy Analytics LLC

Inventor of patent 11,374,961: METHODS FOR VERIFICATION OF SOFTWARE OBJECT AUTHENTICITY AND INTEGRITY and the Software Assurance Guardian™ (SAG ™) Point Man™ (SAG-PM™) software and SAGScore™...

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This guiding, draft document, from the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee to President Biden contains practical advice to help the Telecommunications industry gain greater controls of the software supply chain. There is good advice contained in the document that could also help the Energy industry.

"“Government-private sector collaboration will be important to extend progress,” the draft report reads. “For example, the existing DHS ICT Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) Task Force gathers security expertise from the information technology (IT) and communications sectors, as well as government agencies, thus offering one avenue to address any new sector-specific implementation guidelines for the implementation of EO 14028.”"

The CISA ICT_SCRM Task Force is indeed a collaborative culture or cooperation that is an effective and productive model that is worthy of emulation for public-private partnership collaboration.

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