US Executive Order

On May 12th 2021, the US President directed measures fortifying the nation’s CyberSecurity Posture under Sec. 4.  Enhancing Software Supply Chain Security by means of SBOMs (Software Bill of Materials). ” There is a pressing need to implement more rigorous and predictable mechanisms for ensuring that products function securely, and as intended. … NIST … shall issue guidance identifying practices that enhance the security of the software supply chain.  … (vii)   providing a purchaser a Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) for each product directly or by publishing it on a public website.” This and related actions to strengthen the software supply chain and overall CyberSecurity Posture for end users and producers of devices will be discussed during IIoTSBOM webinars, workshops and deep dives. Additional documentation will be found on the website.

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