Dive deeper into the world of cybersecurity as we continue our discussion on the significant developments of NIST SP 800-53r5. In this latest episode of TD SYNNEX Public Sector’s ContinuousX Podcast, our hosts, Rick Stewart and Mike Fitzurka, welcome back Don MacLean, Chief Cybersecurity Technologist at TD SYNNEX, for a focused look into what public sector partners can expect as agencies ramp up evaluations of vendors’ cybersecurity postures and supply chain integrity. This episode illuminates the importance, challenges, and opportunities of comprehensive supplier assessments, risk management of supply chain, and the potential impact of the public sector's enhanced scrutiny. Together, we decode the complexities of these assessments, risk mitigation strategies, and ways to maintain resilience in the face of stricter regulations. From understanding essential risk management controls to formalizing notification procedures and discussing implications for suppliers and subcontractors, this episode is a must-watch. Learn how to leverage transparency and proven solutions, like DevSecOps, to demonstrate security commitment. Tune in to equip your organization with actionable strategies for meeting NIST’s rigorous new cybersecurity controls focusing on supplier accountability.