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As part of its study of automatic data processing management at the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), GAO reviewed computer security at the control system's Dittmer computer center.
Recommendations for Executive Action
|Bonneville Power Administration||1. The Administrator of BPA should, after the security program is implemented, direct the chief auditor to periodically review the computer center's security program's implementation and its compliance with Office of Management and Budget Circular A-71 Transmittal Memorandum Number 1 and Department of Energy Order 1360.2.|
|Bonneville Power Administration||2. The Administrator of BPA should develop a time-phased action plan and feedback procedures to: (1) complete the Dittmer computer center security procedures; (2) install a fire suppression system at the computer center; (3) evaluate Division of System Operations policies and procedures regarding physical access to the computer center; and (4) complete, implement, and test the computer center's contingency plan.|