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DHS Looking Into New Sensors for FISMA Tests

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a request for information (RFI) on July 16 for Information Assurance Compliance System (IACS) tools that can support FISMA (Federal Information Security Modernization Act) compliance checks and reporting.

The RFI notes that DHS is looking to upgrade its tools to “meet the new challenges of FISMA tracking and reporting.” DHS focuses on the need for better inventorying of information systems and interconnections with other systems and networks.

“The main objective of this document is to define traceable and verifiable system requirements for improving the effectiveness and efficiency of IACS tools,” the RFI states.

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