Risk management (41 - 47 of 47 items)
Bank Regulators' Evaluation of Electronic Signature Systems
GAO-01-129R: Published: Nov 8, 2000. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 2000.
This report discusses bank regulators' evaluation of electronic signature systems. Financial institutions use signature systems to verify or authenticate the identity of customers conducting financial and nonfinancial transactions over the Internet and other open electronic networks. Officials at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the Federal Reserve told GAO that they are dev...
Information Technology: Comments on Proposed OMB Guidance for Implementing the Government Paperwork Elimination Act
AIMD-99-228R: Published: Jul 2, 1999. Publicly Released: Jul 2, 1999.
GAO commented on the "Proposed Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Procedures and Guidance on Implementing the Government Paperwork Elimination Act."GAO noted that: (1) GAO supports the stated goals of the draft guidance and appreciates the difficulties in developing practical guidance for agency managers to implement these goals; (2) GAO concurs with OMB's approach of determining the internal c...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Actions Must Be Taken Now to Address Slow Pace of Federal Progress
T-AIMD-98-205: Published: Jun 10, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 10, 1998.
GAO discussed: (1) the results of the most recent reports submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on the slow progress made by the federal government in achieving year 2000 compliance; and (2) what needs to be done now to minimize disruptions to critical services.GAO noted that: (1) in May 1997, OMB reported that about 21 percent of the government's mission-critical systems were yea...
Customs Automation: Duties and Other Collections Vulnerable to Fraud and Abuse
IMTEC-90-29: Published: Feb 28, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the U.S. Customs Service's automated revenue collection and deposit processes, focusing on its internal control weaknesses.GAO found that: (1) Customs could be losing millions of dollars in duties and other collections due to abuse and a breakdown of internal controls over its collection documents; (2) the 5 million unaccounted-for collection docum...
Customs Automation: Internal Control Weaknesses in Customs' Revenue Collection Process
IMTEC-89-50: Published: Apr 11, 1989. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the Customs Service's Automated Commercial System's (ACS) controls for ensuring that its collected revenues were deposited in the U.S. Treasury.GAO found that Customs has been aware, since at least 1987, of significant internal control weaknesses in its accounting systems, revenue collection procedures, and the ACS Financial System module, includin...
ADP Management Controls: Farmers Home Administration Can Improve Reporting of Weaknesses
IMTEC-88-38: Published: Jul 25, 1988. Publicly Released: Jul 25, 1988.
GAO determined whether the Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) identified, corrected, and reported its automatic data processing (ADP) weaknesses in compliance with the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act of 1982 (FMFIA).GAO found that FmHA failed to: (1) submit for inclusion in the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) annual FMFIA reports the specific ADP management weaknesses which USDA and T...
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...