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DoD Memo "Department of Defense Software Lifecycle Maintenance" Released

July 9, 2020

Updated 11/24/20

The Department of Defense Software Lifecycle Maintenance Memorandum, released 14 May 2020 by the DoD Chief Information Officer, covers current critical Cybersecurity vulnerability concerns associated with installed commercial software on Government Information Systems and servers not being properly maintained or supported. It gives guidance on how DoD Components, to include owners of Programs of Record and Weapon Systems, must mitigate this and provides attached Vendor Software Lifecycle Maintenance Schedules, Support Policies, Lifecycle Changes, and other resources for various softwares.

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