True or not, Bloomberg’s recent stories about Chinese supply-chain attacks should sound the alarm for the government to shore up its procurement policies.
Nicholas Weaver is a senior staff researcher focusing on computer security at the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley, California, and a lecturer in the Computer Science department at the University of California at Berkeley. All opinions are his own.
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