Tag: GAO

A December report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has shown that little progress has been made on the 2010 National Drug Control Strategy since GAO’s last review in 2013. The 2010 strategy laid out seven goals for reducing illicit drug use by 2015, however GAO reported in 2013 that the Office of National Drug Control Policy […]

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The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently published a report reviewing collaboration in critical infrastructure cybersecurity. Critical infrastructure includes financial institutions and energy production, and is vital to U.S. national security, as well as the nation’s economy and public health and safety. These systems are secured by sector-specific agencies (SSAs) following federal policies and the National […]

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On November 17, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report following their review of the proposed Interagency Rotation Program included in the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The Interagency Rotation Program included in the 2013 NDAA called for national security personnel to be assigned to work at another agency for professional development purposes […]

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Last week the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released their testimony on the progress made by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) since Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy. The testimony is based on previous GAO reports that were issued between 2012 and 2015, and audits the progress FEMA has made in national preparedness, disaster response and recovery, […]

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The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently published a report assessing the American Red Cross’s cooperation with U.S. government agencies when providing disaster relief services. The report addresses the nature and extent of the Red Cross’s disaster services, how the Red Cross coordinates with the federal government on disaster assistance, and what external oversight exists of […]

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Earlier this month the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report assessing the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) disaster logistics efforts with interagency partners. GAO examined FEMA’s ability to deliver goods to disaster survivors, focusing on how well FEMA collaborated with federal partners and with state and local stakeholders. GAO found that FEMA has taken […]

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In July the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report assessing interagency collaboration between the State Department’s Bureau of Counterterrorism and other government entities. GAO’s report evaluates progress made by the Bureau to counter violent extremism, build partner counterterrorism capacity, and improve coordination since it was elevated to bureau status in 2012. During their review, GAO […]

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The Government Accountability Office has released a report examining the Bureau of Counterterrorism. GAO notes that they found that the Counterterrorism Bureau was generally consistent with key practices for interagency collaboration…

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In May the Government Accountability Office released a report recommending the Department of Defense and the Department of Energy update the Nuclear Weapons Council’s 1997 memorandum of agreement…

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The Government Accountability Office recently released an audit report that assesses the extent to which the Department of Homeland Security and other federal facilities are prepared to address cyber risk to building and access control systems…

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