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Information security : although progress reported, federal agencies need to resolve significant deficiencies : testimony before Congressional Subcommittees, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives

Author: Gregory C Wilshusen; United States. Congress. House. Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.; United States. Government Accountability Office.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Govt. Accountability Office, [2008]
Series: Testimony, GAO-08-496 T.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Information security is especially important for federal agencies, where the public's trust is essential and poor information security can have devastating consequences. Since 1997, GAO has identified information security as a governmentwide high-risk issue in each of its biennial reports to the Congress. Concerned by reports of significant weaknesses in federal computer systems, Congress passed the Federal  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory C Wilshusen; United States. Congress. House. Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.; United States. Government Accountability Office.
OCLC Number: 192042168
Notes: Title from title screen (viewed Feb. 15, 2008).
"For release on delivery ... Thursday, February 14, 2008."
Paper version available from: U.S. Govt. Accountability Office, 441 G St., NW, Rm. LM, Washington, D.C. 20548.
Description: 28 pages : digital, PDF file.
Details: Mode of access: Internet from GAO web site. Address as of 3/15/08: http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d08496t.pdf; current access available via PURL.
Series Title: Testimony, GAO-08-496 T.
Other Titles: Although progress reported, federal agencies need to resolve significant deficiencies
Federal information security
Responsibility: statement of Gregory C. Wilshusen.

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Information security is especially important for federal agencies, where the public's trust is essential and poor information security can have devastating consequences. Since 1997, GAO has identified information security as a governmentwide high-risk issue in each of its biennial reports to the Congress. Concerned by reports of significant weaknesses in federal computer systems, Congress passed the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) of 2002, which permanently authorized and strengthened information security program, evaluation, and annual reporting requirements for federal agencies. GAO was asked to testify on the current state of federal information security and compliance with FISMA. This testimony summarizes (1) agency progress in performing key control activities, (2) the effectiveness of information security at federal agencies, and (3) opportunities to strengthen security. In preparing for this testimony, GAO reviewed prior audit reports; examined federal policies, guidance, and budgetary documentation; and analyzed agency and inspector general (IG) reports on information security.

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