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Critical Infrastructure Protection: Improving Information Sharing with Infrastructure Sectors
GAO-04-780: Published: Jul 9, 2004. Publicly Released: Jul 27, 2004.
Critical infrastructure protection (CIP) activities called for in federal policy and law are intended to enhance the security of the public and private infrastructures that are essential to our nation's security, economic security, and public health and safety. Effective information-sharing partnerships between industry sectors and government can contribute to CIP efforts. Federal policy has encou...
Information Management: Update on Freedom of Information Act Implementation Status
GAO-04-257: Published: Feb 18, 2004. Publicly Released: Feb 23, 2004.
Based on principles of openness and accountability in government, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) establishes that federal agencies must provide the public with access to government information, thus enabling them to learn about government operations and decisions. To ensure appropriate implementation of FOIA, Congress requires that agencies report annually to the Attorney General informatio...
Homeland Security: Information Sharing Activities Face Continued Management Challenges
GAO-02-1122T: Published: Sep 23, 2002. Publicly Released: Sep 23, 2002.
To protect the nation from terrorist attacks, homeland security stakeholders must more effectively work together to strengthen the process by which critical information can be shared, analyzed, integrated and disseminated to help prevent or minimize terrorist activities. The success of a homeland security strategy relies on the ability of all levels of government and the private sector to communic...
Information Management: Update on Implementation of the 1996 Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments
GAO-02-493: Published: Aug 30, 2002. Publicly Released: Aug 30, 2002.
The 1966 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) established the public's right of access to government information, on the basis of openness and accountability. The 1996 Electronic Freedom of Information Act (e-FOIA) Amendments extended these principles to include electronic access to information. Under the act, the Department of Justice provides implementing guidance to agencies. In addition, agencies...
144373: Jul 1, 1991
GAO presented information on its Office of Information Management and Communications' missions, focusing on its seven centers, including the: (1) Acquisition and Contract Services Center; (2) Corporate Systems Center; (3) Information Services Center; (4) Publishing and Communications Center; (5) Records Management Center; (6) Telecommunications Services Center; and (7) Workgroup Systems Center...
Federal Information: Agency Needs and Practices
GGD-88-115FS: Published: Sep 20, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the implications of evolving public printing, publishing, and information dissemination technology on the future of the Government Printing Office (GPO) and public information functions of the federal government.GAO conducted a questionnaire designed to collect: (1) information on the agencies' present information dissemination practices and plans...