While the Internet has revolutionized the way that government does business, it has also introduced a number of threats to information security that are among the most serious economic and national security challenges facing the nation. The Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA) required federal agencies to establish information security programs. GAO evaluated the extent to which 24 major federal agencies have implemented FISMA requirements. Gregory Wilshusen, a director in GAO’s Information Technology team, will discuss the findings of GAO’s evaluation and answer questions.
To view the full report, titled "Mixed Progress in Implementing Program Components; Improved Metrics Needed to Measure Effectiveness (report number GAO-13-776)", visit http://gao.gov/products/GAO-13-776