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Why still so many cyber weaknesses at agencies?

Patricia Titus is Vice President of CISCO at Unisys.

Tags: Patricia Titus , cisco , Unisys , Technology , Cybersecurity Update , In Depth

Friday - 10/07/2011, 04:49pm EDT
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GAO's recs to get FAA's Next Gen back on track

The Federal Aviation Administration's Next Gen system is falling behind its timeline to meet a 2012 deadline.

Tags: Gerald Dillingham , FAA , NextGen , Technology , In Depth

Thursday - 10/06/2011, 05:50pm EDT
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Pentagon Solutions: Fixing contingency contracting, improving acquisition workforce

GAO's John Hutton and Belva Martin highlight conclusions from two recent reports.

Tags: Belva Martin , John Hutton , Pentagon Solutions , In Depth , acquisition , Contracting , best practices

Wednesday - 10/05/2011, 05:20pm EDT
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Coast Guard, GAO at odds over health of acquisition programs

The Government Accountability Office found the Coast Guard cannot meet its most recent acquisition objectives to recapitalize its aging boats and airplanes. The audit agency told Congress Tuesday the service hasn't properly aligned its ambitions with its expected budgets. The Coast Guard contends the GAO findings are out of date.

Tags: DHS , USCG , House Transportation Committee , frank lobiondo , Robert Papp , Deepwater , acquisition , John Hutton , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 10/05/2011, 06:17am EDT
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GAO slams agency cyber efforts

Auditors find all 24 agencies it reviewed had weaknesses in security controls. GAO also found problems with training and oversight of contractor systems. It recommends OMB and DHS provide better performance metrics.

Tags: Technology , Oversight , cybersecurity , OMB , DHS , FISMA , Susan Collins , Tom Carper , Jason Miller

Monday - 10/03/2011, 06:25pm EDT

DoD still has work ahead to be auditable by 2017

The Government Accountability Office is looking at the progress the Pentagon is making.

Tags: Asif Khan , DoD , financial management , audits , In Depth

Thursday - 09/29/2011, 06:31pm EDT
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How effective are e-government projects?

Valerie Melvin, GAO's director of information management and human capital issues, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the watchdog agency's latest report on e-government projects.

Tags: Valerie Melvin , E-Government Fund , OMB , GSA , FedRAMP , cloud computing

Thursday - 09/29/2011, 10:00am EDT
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Senate leaders to attempt a compromise as shutdown looms

Time for lawmakers to pass a continuing resolution is running short as the fiscal year ends Friday. The Senate rejected the House version of CR Friday, and will take up debate on its version Monday afternoon. In the meantime, cuts to GAO and the E-Government Fund are drawing ire from supporters.

Tags: Technology , budget , Congress , House , Senate , Harry Reid , continuing resolution , shutdown , Tom Coburn , Joseph Lieberman , Dave McClure , GSA , OMB , E-Government Fund , Jason Miller , appropriations

Monday - 09/26/2011, 05:38am EDT
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How independent are agency IGs?

The GAO's reports evaluates the independence of inspector generals in government.

Tags: susan ragland , Oversight , IG , financial management , In Depth

Friday - 09/23/2011, 06:53pm EDT
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Agencies using HSPD-12 as 'glorified ID cards'

The ID card hanging around your neck isn't living up to its potential. The Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12) cards allow secure entry into federal facilities.

Tags: Gregory Wilshusen , HSPD-12 , security , DHS , In Depth

Thursday - 09/22/2011, 07:32pm EDT
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