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New GAO Reports – Architect of the Capitol, VA Information Security

  • ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL: Incorporating All Leading Practices Could Improve Accuracy and Credibility of Projects’ Cost Estimates, GAO-14-333: Published: Mar 25, 2014. Publicly Released: Mar 25, 2014: “GAO’s Cost Estimating and Assessment Guide (Cost Guide) defines 12 leading practices that are associated with four characteristics—comprehensive, well documented, accurate , and credible —that are important to developing high-quality, reliable project-cost estimates.”
  • INFORMATION SECURITY: VA Needs to Address Long-Standing Challenges, GAO-14-469T: Published: Mar 25, 2014. Publicly Released: Mar 25, 2014: “The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) continues to face long-standing challenges in effectively implementing its information security program. Specifically, from fiscal year 2007 through 2013, VA has consistently had weaknesses in key information security control areas.”

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