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Posing as someone else and using fake birth certificates and driver's licenses to get a U.S. passport can still work. For the second time in two years, the GAO has found holes in the country's security by deliberately using fraudulent material to obtain passports. But the hole has gotten smaller. GAO's Greg Kutz joins us with details.
As part of its latest undercover operation, the Government Accountability Office obtained certification in the Historically Underutilized Business Zone program for three phony firms. SBA's Joe Jordan tells us about changes being made to HUBZone as a result.
Columnist Steve Kelman offers his insight.
Congress enacted the fiscal year 2010 Exploration appropriation, which appropriated about $3.7 billion for "exploration research and development activities." The GAO's Susan Polling tells us about how the funds are being, or not being, spent.
A Senate panel probes the government's continued foreign language deficiencies. The Government Accountability Office finds limited progress across several agencies. DHS and DoD are taking steps to increase the number of employees with foreign language skills.
GAO found significant success in obtaining passports using fraudulent documents in the second investigation in two years. While State is implementing facial recognition technology to close the existing gaps, lawmakers are introducing new legislation to give the agency more security capabilities.
WFED's Jason Miller reports.
Grande Lum will lead a program that has been plagued by fraud and abuse. GAO successfully received HUBZone certifications for three bogus firms in sting operation. SBA administrator promises more oversight of the program.
You can now read GAO reports on your mobile device.
This week, host Larry Allen talks about this and more with John Howell, a partner at Sullivan & Worcester.
July 27, 2010
Learn more in today's cybersecurity update.
How much of Recovery Act funds have actually been competed for? GAO looked at the issue
Some of the investments listed on the IT Dashboard are already hundreds of millions of dollars over budget and years behind schedule. David Powner, Director of Information Technology Management Issues for GAO explains.
GAO's Greg Kutz led a wide ranging investigation that prompted congressional and federal action to protect vulnerable children in residential programs and schools from neglect and physical abuse by their teachers and caregivers. We talk with the Sammie nominee about his work.
We learn what's in the report.
We learn why the congressional watchdog has been caught in the middle of the debate.
Does it measure up?
The Department of Homeland Security is still having issues with acquisition.
GAO questions cloud computing security, DISA lease woes slow cybercommand
Despite the potential benefits, a congressional watchdog warns that a more detailed game plan is needed to cover security and procedural concerns about cloud computing voiced by federal agencies themselves.