Information Security: Software Change Controls at the Social Security Administration

AIMD-00-198R Published: Jun 30, 2000. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 2000.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the software change controls at the Social Security Administration (SSA), focusing on: (1) whether key controls as described in agency policies and procedures regarding software change authorization, testing, and approval complied with federal guidance; and (2) the extent to which agencies contracted for year 2000 remediation of mission-critical systems and involved foreign nationals in these efforts.

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