During development on the Army side, typically its The Director, Operational Test & Evaluation (DOT&E) that handles requirements such as information assurance / cyber security for weapon systems. They even go so far as to ensure the Threat Systems Management Office (TSMO) Red Team gets involved while the system is still in development. However, after the development portion is complete and the system is in production, it becomes harder to update / patch due to those actions taking additional funding that wasn't allotted during the acquisition phases (e.g., paying a software engineer to develop those patches or make those configuration changes).

Fortunately, thanks to Section 1647 of the 2016 ...

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A long-delayed cybersecurity executive order due out from the Trump administration could be a launching pad for a major push to replace outdated government technology, the House Homeland Security Chairman said Thursday.

That modernization drive will likely be led by a modernizing government technology bill, sponsored by committee member Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, which passed the House last Congress but stalled in the Senate, Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, said at a cybersecurity event hosted by the wireless industry group CTIA.

So glad to see we are moving in the right direction to make "America Safe Again!"