DOD faces challenge addressing cybersecurity practices, GAO says

By Jaspreet Gill / June 23, 2021 at 5:07 PM
A new report released today from the Government Accountability Office found the Defense Department faces challenges addressing cybersecurity practices and may be underreporting risks across its major business information technology programs, increasing chances of cost growth and schedule delays. GAO found its assessments of program risk levels across 29 major business IT programs differed from what DOD had identified. The Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act included a provision for GAO to assess selected IT programs annually through 2023...

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