The Government Accountability Office has taken two items off its high-risk list, a governmentwide inventory of programs that put agencies on-notice about major threats of fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement.
The high-risk list, released Wednesday, states efforts to shore up problems with DoD weapons systems acquisition remain “unchanged” since GAO’s last high-risk list in 2017.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the cybersecurity firm Anomali Labs says it’s found a malicious server hosting two separate phishing campaigns targeting government contractors looking to do business with the Labor and Transportation departments.
Whether or not Congress resurrects the defunct Office of Technology Assessment, the head of the Government Accountability Office says his agency plans to increase its capacity to oversee technology issues.
As agencies face an increasing volume of cyber threats, the Government Accountability Offices plans to examine whether the Trump administration has a reliable hierarchy for its cybersecurity leadership.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office says only 15 out of 53 agencies met DATA Act requirements for complete, timely, and accurate spending data reports.
Agencies might be paying too much for the identity theft and credit monitoring services they’ve offered federal employees in the aftermath of data breaches.
A lack of permanent leadership at the Veterans Affairs Department compounding many longstanding challenges at the agency, including a path forward for the VA Choice Program.
The Government Accountability Office uncovered 68 new actions agencies could take to improve or eliminate overlapping and duplicative processes and programs.
The Veterans Affairs Department has about a year to get its appeals process off the ground. Congress and GAO are concerned VA doesn’t have the tools ready to meet that deadline.