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GAO: NASA Should Standardize Loss of Crew Risk Computation

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that NASA enforce a standard method for establishing the likelihood of astronauts being permanently injured or killed while on board a spacecraft. NASA’s administrator should instruct pertinent agency heads “to collectively determine and document… how the agency will determine its risk tolerance level with respect …

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GAO: DoD Should Assess National Security Risks Linked to Foreign Investments in U.S. Emerging Tech

The Government Accountability Office has called on the Defense Department to evaluate national security risks associated with foreign investors that have access to emerging technology platforms or in proximity to critical military sites. GAO said in a report published Tuesday it made the recommendation after it found that the Committee on Foreign …

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GAO Issues Report on AI Tech’s Benefits, Implications for Research, Policy

The Government Accountability Office released a technology assessment report in March that summarizes the outcomes of a forum on artificial intelligence held in July 2017 and cited the benefits of using AI in cybersecurity, automated vehicles, financial services and criminal justice sectors identified by event participants. GAO said in a report published Tuesday …

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GAO Prompts OPM Agencies to Fully Implement Workforce Cybersecurity Assessment, Coding Requirements

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that agencies under the Office of Personnel Management fully implement the requirements for baseline cybersecurity assessments and coding procedures for federal finance personnel. The GAO, in a report issued Thursday, said that 13 of the Chief Financial Officers Act’s 24 agencies provided limited assessment accuracy …

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GAO: DoD Should Address F-35 Deficiencies Prior to Full-Rate Production

The Government Accountability Office has found that the Defense Department is close to completing the baseline development for the F-35 aircraft program but plans to enter into full-rate production in October 2019 before addressing key deficiencies discovered during testing. GAO called on Congress to consider withholding appropriations for the Block 4 modernization effort …

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