Security of Case Files at Office of Special Counsel
FPCD-79-83: Published: Aug 1, 1979. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1979.
- Full Report:
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 case files.