GAO recommends more privacy in OPM background checks

Thursday - 10/14/2010, 6:34pm EDT

Gregory Wilshusen, Director, Information Security Issues, GAO

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You undergo background checks, offering all sorts of information -- but is that information kept private and secure?

A report by the Government Accountability Office states the Office of Personnel Management -- which conducts about 90 percent of all federal background investigations -- needs to do more to ensure privacy.

Gregory Wilshusen, director of Information Security Issues for GAO, joined the DorobekINSIDER to discuss GAO's recommendations.

And listen to Federal News Radio's discussion with lawyer Debra Roth about the Supreme Court case dealing with privacy issues at NASA.