Internal controls (41 - 45 of 45 items)
Computer Security: Agencies Reported Having Implemented Most System Security Controls
IMTEC-92-45: Published: Apr 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed 12 federal agencies' implementation of security controls for their computer systems containing sensitive information, focusing on their security plans and supporting documentation.GAO found that, as of January 1992, the agencies: (1) had implemented about 88 percent of planned controls for 27 systems; and (2) reported that 44 planned security contr...
Computers and Privacy: How the Government Obtains, Verifies, Uses, and Protects Personal Data
IMTEC-90-70BR: Published: Aug 3, 1990. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO presented information on: (1) how federal agencies obtain, verify, use, and protect personal data; (2) how individuals are made aware of information collected about them; (3) what telecommunications and network facilities agencies' systems use to transmit data; and (4) what effect new technologies have on the sharing of personal data.GAO found that: (1) age...
Impact of the Governmentwide Computer Security Planning and Review Process
T-IMTEC-90-11: Published: Jul 10, 1990. Publicly Released: Jul 10, 1990.
GAO discussed the governmentwide computer security planning and review process implemented under the Computer Security Act of 1987. GAO found that: (1) agency plans developed under the act are reporting requirements, rather than tools for managing agency security programs; and (2) National Institute of Standards and Technology and National Security Agency review comments on agency plans were gener...
Computer Security: Governmentwide Planning Process Had Limited Impact
IMTEC-90-48: Published: May 10, 1990. Publicly Released: May 10, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the governmentwide computer security planning and review process that the Computer Security Act of 1987 required, focusing on: (1) 10 civilian agencies' planning processes and implementation of planned controls in 22 selected plans; and (2) the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) and the National Security Agency's (NSA) review o...
Management Agenda for the Presidential and Congressional Transition: Improve Federal Performance to Better Achieve Results
D15089: Nov 10, 2016
GAO's Management Agenda is a streamlined tool for new leaders to quickly learn about critical management challenges and risks facing the federal government and the actions needed to address those challenges. Eight management challenges are highlighted in the Management Agenda:Manage Finances to Improve the Nation's Fiscal ConditionManage Acquisitions to Maximize Cost Savings and PerformanceDevelop...