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Recent News

The Center has been acting as an advisor to NIST in the formulation of standards and action-oriented research to secure the federal and industrial cyber supply chain. In September, the National Institute Of Standards And Technology (NIST) publically released the Supply Chain Center's IT Supply Chain Risk Management Community Framework Model, produced under a two year grant from NIST. In addition, on Monday October 18, the Center unveiled its IT Supply Chain Risk Management Portal Prototype, developed this year with additional NIST funds, at a workshop conducted at NIST HQ.

In September, Sandy Boyson was appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to the Advisory Committee On Supply Chain Competitiveness; he is one of two academics named to the committee that seeks to address White House and Congressional policy concerns about U.S. supply chain infrastructure and export promotion.

Sandy Boyson was appointed as guest editor of a special issue on the Cyber Supply Chain for the journal Technovation.

Shorter Supply Chains and Risk Management Pay Off Big

Research Finds Nation’s Railcar Fleet in Jeopardy, Impacting Environment and Shipments of Goods

Supply Chain Management Center Brings Government Leaders and Top Execs Together to Solve Supply Chain Challenges

Smith School Works to Solve Supply Chain Challenges with New Book and Practitioner Roundtable

Smith School Hosts Federal, State, Industry Leaders in Cybersecurity Forum