Information systems (121 - 130 of 149 items)
Information System Security in Federal Civilian Agencies
T-IMTEC-87-7: Published: May 19, 1987. Publicly Released: May 19, 1987.
GAO discussed federal civilian agencies' practices in identifying and incorporating security controls in automated information systems. GAO believes that: (1) there is no comprehensive guidance that addresses how civilian agencies should incorporate security considerations into the system development process; (2) current agency practices do not ensure the security of mission-critical, sensitive sy...
Data Processing: Status of Agriculture's Electronic Dissemination of Information System
IMTEC-87-7FS: Published: Jan 5, 1987. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Electronic Dissemination of Information System; and (2) the contractor's performance in operating the system.GAO found that: (1) the contractor met the required deadlines for providing the system and most services to the public and to USDA users; (2) the system was operational by July 19...
Privacy Act: Federal Agencies' Implementation Can Be Improved
GGD-86-107: Published: Aug 22, 1986. Publicly Released: Sep 4, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined federal agencies' implementation of the Privacy Act of 1974, which protects personal privacy. GAO specifically examined: (1) the roles of agency Privacy Act officers; and (2) agencies' adherence to the act's provisions and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidelines.GAO found that: (1) approaches to implementing the act's regulations varied...
Comments on DOD Plan To Improve Technical Data Management
IMTEC-86-14: Published: Jul 28, 1986. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1986.
As required by the Defense Procurement Reform Act of 1984, GAO evaluated the Secretary of Defense's plan to improve the Department of Defense's (DOD) technical data management system.GAO found that the plan met the act's minimum requirements since it addressed procedures for: (1) indexing, storing, and updating items of technical data in a system; (2) developing a central index and locator system...
ADP, IRM & Telecommunications, 1985
IMTEC-86-9: Published: Mar 1, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1986.
A bibliography is presented which includes information on GAO documents which relate to automatic data processing (ADP), information resources management (IRM), and telecommunications. The bibliography included documents released by GAO during 1986 and earlier documents which were judged appropriate for inclusion in the bibliography. The material covered in this bibliography represents the total A...
Performance Appraisal Information From Selected Federal Agencies
GGD-86-1: Published: Oct 10, 1985. Publicly Released: Jan 13, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed performance approval data from the Department of Commerce and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).For Commerce, GAO categorized the data by agency, gender, race, and performance rating. GAO sampled records from each of the four Commerce performance appraisal information systems to verify data accuracy. GAO also analyzed an inte...
Concerns Regarding NRC's Implementation of the Freedom of Information Act
RCED-85-101: Published: Apr 24, 1985. Publicly Released: May 21, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) implementation of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) with respect to recent allegations about the agency's compliance with the act's provisions.GAO found that all seven of the complainants had problems obtaining certain documents, receiving a timely response, or had disagreed with the use of exemption 5...
Energy Information Administration's Proposed Energy Company Financial Reporting System Collection Form
B-178205.42: Published: Mar 15, 1979. Publicly Released: May 6, 1985.
No summary is currently available...
The Veterans Administration's Organizational Structure for Managing Computer Resources Complies With the Paperwork Reduction Act
IMTEC-85-6: Published: Mar 21, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 19, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Veterans Administration's (VA) current organizational structure for managing computer resources to determine whether VA was complying with the Paperwork Reduction Act. Under the act, each federal agency must designate one senior official to manage the agency's computer resources, and there was concern that VA had designated two officials instea...
A Bibliography of Documents Issued by the GAO on Matters Related to: ADP, IRM and Telecommunications
IMTEC-85-9: Published: Apr 1, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1985.
A bibliography is presented which includes information on GAO documents which relate to automatic data processing (ADP), information resources management (IRM), and telecommunications. The bibliography included documents released by GAO during 1984 and earlier documents which were judged appropriate for inclusion. The material covered in this bibliography represents the total ADP, IRM, and telecom...