Facility security (11 - 13 of 13 items)
Followup on Computer Security at the Social Security Administration
HRD-79-114: Published: Sep 4, 1979. Publicly Released: Sep 4, 1979.
A followup review was made of the management of computer security at the Social Security Administration (SSA) headquarters.GAO found several management problems in computer security at the SSA headquarters leading to possible misuses, abuse, or destruction of social security beneficiary records. SSA provides limited safeguards to protect both automated beneficiary records and documents supporting...
Security of Case Files at Office of Special Counsel
FPCD-79-83: Published: Aug 1, 1979. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1979.
The Office of Special Counsel is required to maintain the confidentiality of whistleblowers. An evaluation was made of the physical security procedures currently used for controlling access to case files.There was evidence that the case files were not being protected adequately from unauthorized access. GAO believed that immediate steps should be taken to strengthen the physical security of the ca...
Privacy Protection and Technology
095385: Feb 13, 1979
Large data banks of personal information exist in various Government agencies, and only the current inability to centrally obtain this information precludes the use of Government sources to establish comprehensive individual dossiers. The first attempt to centralize Government-held computerized information in the mid-1960's met with concern over the potential for a large concentration of data whic...