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GAO: HHS’ ASPR Office Should Conduct Targeted Outreach on Personnel Reassignment Processes

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that Department of Health and Human Services instruct HHS’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response to conduct outreach programs to inform agencies and offices regarding ASPR expectations and processes. GAO said in a report published Monday that ASPR should also develop a plan to evaluate action reports …

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GAO: NIST Should Lead Govt-Wide Effort to Deliver Climate Information to Standards Organizations

The Government Accountability Office has recommended the National Institute of Standards and Technology to lead an ongoing government-wide effort alongside the Mitigation Framework Leadership Group and U.S. Global Change Research Program to deliver forward-looking climate information to standards organizations. GAO said in a report published Tuesday institutional and technical challenges affected a number …

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GAO Asks SEC to Improve Cross-Divisional Collaboration, Develop Training for Hiring Specialist

The Government Accountability Office has recommended the Securities and Exchange Commission authorize the SEC’s chief operating officer to reform cross-divisional collaboration and establish training for hiring specialist. GAO said Thursday the SEC’s divisions lack communication and collaboration and the agency still operates in silos. Other challenges auditors identified for the SEC include mechanisms to monitor …

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DoD Office Of Inspector General Lists Top Mgmt & Performance Challenges in FY 2017 Oversight Plan

The Defense Department‘s office of inspector general has published its Fiscal Year 2017 Oversight Plan that describes the top management and performance challenges facing DoD as well as projects designed to address those issues. DoD IG said Monday the challenges include efforts to mitigate terrorist threats; counter global strategic challenges; apply effective …

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DoD IG: Dept Complies With 28 of 166 Open Cyber Recommendations

The Defense Department‘s Office of the Inspector General has summarized audit reports of the Pentagon and Government Accountability Office on potential DoD cybersecurity weaknesses and noted that the department has closed 28 out of 166 open cybersecurity-related recommendations A DoD IG report published Tuesday says access and identity management, configuration management, contractor systems, risk management, …

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GAO: DoD Should Define Roles of Military Heads Under Strategic Planning Process

The Government Accountability Office has recommended the Defense Department define the role of chief military officers and deputy chief military officers in the militaryt’s strategic planning process. According to a report published Wednesday GAO also suggested the alignment of DOD’s and military departments’ business transformation goals and objectives under that Agency …

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