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Report Gives Most Federal Agencies Failing Grade on Computer Security

The results of the 2004 Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) Report Card, dated February 16, 2005, are a governmentwide grade of D+.
Related references:

  • Government Reform Committee Chairman Tom Davis’ (R-VA) statement on the report includes links to the FISMA 2004 Report Grading Element and to a letter to the Commissioner of the Public Debt expressing concerns about the security of data collected by the Treasury website, Treasury Direct. This is “the first and only financial services website that lets you buy and redeem securities directly from the U.S. Department of the Treasury in paperless electronic form.”
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