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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) computer security weaknesses, focusing on: (1) FAA's history of computer security weaknesses; (2) the adequacy of FAA's efforts to prevent unauthorized access to data--specifically focusing on personnel security, facilities' physical security, systems security, security program planning and management, and service continuity; and (3) the effectiveness of processes implemented by the agency for detecting, responding to, and reporting anomalies and computer misuse.

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