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Bill Zielinski: GSA Introduces New Software License Management Service

The General Services Administration launched a new service to help federal agencies manage software licenses. Bill Zielinski, acting assistant commissioner of GSA’s office of information technology category, wrote in a blog post published on Tuesday that the new software license management service, SLM Fast, seeks to help agency chief information officers, chief financial officers and acquisition professionals control software asset inventories.
 

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Inspector General: 64 of DHS’ National Security, Unclassified Systems Lack Authority to Operate

The Department of Homeland Security‘s inspector general evaluated DHS’ information security program for fiscal 2017 in compliance with the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014 and found that 64 of its national security and unclassified systems lacked authority to operate. DHS IG said in a report published Wednesday the department failed …

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House Panel OKs DHS Reauthorization Bill Via Legislative Markup

The House Homeland Security Committee cleared through a legislative markup Wednesday a bill that would reauthorize the Department of Homeland Security that was established in 2002, Federal News Radio reported Friday. The DHS Authorization Act seeks to increase the department’s efficiency through consolidation and elimination of “unnecessary programs and offices,” said …

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Anne Rung, Tony Scott: OMB Seeks Comments on Software Acquisition Directive

The Office of Management and Budget seeks public feedback on a proposed directive that details policies on how federal agencies can manage and procure software licenses in compliance with the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act. The Category Management Policy 16-1 was drafted in response to a recent Government Accountability Office report, …

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Sens. Cassidy, Peters File Software License Mgmt Reform Bill

Senators Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Gary Peters (D-Mich.) have filed a bill that seeks to overhaul the way the federal government manages information technology software licenses. The proposed Making Electronic Government Accountable By Yielding Tangible Efficiencies Act of 2015 will require agencies to define roles for the management of enterprise software …

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