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GAO survey, federal government computer security

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Transportation, Aviation, and Materials.

GAO survey, federal government computer security

hearing before the Subcommittee on Transportation, Aviation, and Materials of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One hundredth Congress, first session, May 19, 1987.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Transportation, Aviation, and Materials.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Computer security -- United States.,
    • Electronic data processing departments -- Security measures.,
    • Government information -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .S3997 1987c
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 31 p. :
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2494975M
      LC Control Number87602081

        Federal agencies planned to spend more than $96 billion on information technology (IT) in fiscal year IT systems are critical to the health, economy, and security of the nation. But the government faces longstanding problems in IT management. For Continue reading →. "Persistent weaknesses in information security policies and practices continue to threaten the confidentiality, integrity and availability of critical information and information systems used to support the operations, assets and personnel of most federal agencies," Gregory Wilshusen, GAO director of information security issues, wrote in a

        Federal Facility Cybersecurity: DHS and GSA Should Address Cyber Risk to Building and Access Control Systems, GAO Published: Publicly Released: “The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has taken preliminary steps to begin to understand the cyber risk to building and access controls systems in federal facilities. Just about every federal government operation—from processing taxes and protecting national parks to coordinating military operations and delivering foreign aid—relies in some way on computers. Protecting government computer systems and the information stored in them is .

      \6 Computer Security: Pervasive, Serious Weaknesses Jeopardize State Department Operations (GAO/AIMD, ) and Air Traffic Control: Weak Computer Security .   Federal information security has been on the Government Accountability Office’s high-risk list since and the situation has only grown worse since.


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GAO survey, federal government computer security by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Transportation, Aviation, and Materials. Download PDF EPUB FB2

GAO was asked by Congress to examine whether public comments submitted to the federal government on rulemakings actually came from the people whose names were associated with the comments. GAO will use the information collected through this survey.

In GAO's survey of 24 federal agencies, the 18 agencies having high-impact systems identified cyber attacks from “nations” as the most serious and most frequently-occurring threat to the security of their systems. These agencies also noted that attacks delivered through. Cyber incidents affecting federal agencies have continued to grow, increasing about 1, percent from fiscal year to fiscal year Cyber Incidents Reported by Federal Agencies, Fiscal Year Several laws and policies establish a framework for the federal government's information security and assign implementation and oversight responsibilities to key federal entities.

GAO survey, federal government computer security: hearing before the Subcommittee on Transportation, Aviation, and Materials of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One hundredth Congress, first session, Instantiates. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is spearheading multiple efforts to improve the cybersecurity posture of the federal government.

Among these, the National Cybersecurity Protection System (NCPS) provides a capability to detect and prevent potentially malicious network traffic from entering agencies' networks.

Page 1 GAO Federal Protective Service United States Government Accountability Office Washington, D.C. A Septem Leter The Honorable Tom Davis. GAO has identified four major cybersecurity challenges and 10 critical actions that the federal government and other entities need to take to address them.

GAO continues to designate information security as a government-wide high-risk area due to increasing cyber-based threats and the persistent nature of security vulnerabilities. Ten Critical Actions Needed to Address Four Major Cybersecurity Challenges.

GAO advised DHS to engage with OMB and agencies to foster better cooperation on cybersecurity and recommended that OMB submit an intrusion assessment plan to Congress, update analysis of agency. Anthrax Vaccine: Gao's Survey of Guard and Reserve Pilots and Aircrew: Gao [U.

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About GAO: Our Mission To support the U.S. Congress in meeting its constitutional responsibilities and to help improve the performance and ensure the accountability of the federal governmentfor the benefit of the American people. We provide the U.S. Congress with timely information that is objective, fact.

GAO survey, federal government computer security: hearing before the Subcommittee on Transportation, Aviation, and Materials of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One hundredth Congress, first session, Government Auditing Standards: Revision (Yellow Book) Title: GAO Cost Estimating and Assessment Guide: Best Practices for Developing and Managing Capital Program Costs.

GAO explained in a recent report that the federal government must improve its cybersecurity measures to keep sensitive data protected.

This website uses a variety of cookies, which you consent to. Few of the weaknesses outlined by the GAO are new. The accounting office has consistently criticized the governments computer security preparedness since   Largest Obstacle to Clean Federal Books Is the Pentagon, GAO Chief Says he agreed that “computer security is a governmentwide high risk,”.

The GAO's concerns about cybersecurity are of particular importance because the census bureau is scheduled to use an online survey response option for the first time this year, along with the.

This report presents the OIG’s assessment of GAO’s compliance with Federal Information Security Modernization Act of (FISMA) requirements.

FISMA requires federal agencies to develop, document, and implement an agency-wide information security program for the information and systems that support their operations and assets, including.

Congress. GAO: Current Federal Fiscal Situation Is 'Unsustainable' America will face "serious economic, security, and social challenges" if the national debt keeps growing at this rate. GAO's Greg Wilshusen raises concerns about security guidance. A new report from the Government Accountability Office points out persistent cybersecurity weaknesses among the federal government's.

General Accounting Office, in its third annual survey of computer security within 24 departments of federal government's executive branch, finds crucial government networks are. On Oct. 9,the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a new report to the Senate Committee on Armed Services analyzing factors that contribute to the current state of Defense Department weapons’ cybersecurity, vulnerabilities in weapons under development and steps the Pentagon is now taking to develop more resilient systems.

It finds that there are major.The GAO specified those characteristics in To help identify cybersecurity challenges for its new report, Wilshusen says the GAO surveyed non-government IT security experts and the chief. A Government Accountability Office checkup of legacy IT systems found that in some cases, agencies don’t have modernization plans for aging technology that performs critical functions.

The departments of Education, Transportation and Health and Human Services were among the agencies with the most glaring examples.

The GAO found that all three have not yet drawn up plans [ ].