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GAO Gives Agencies Mixed Grades on Digital IDs

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September 21, 2011
FedCyber Wire, Requirements, Responses
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via Gov Info Security

Congressional auditors gave the Office of Management and Budget and select federal agencies it reviewed mixed grades in complying with a presidential directive to issue secure identifications to government employees and contractors to access federal information systems and facilities.

In a report issued Tuesday, Personal ID Verification: Agencies Should Set a Higher Priority on Using the Capabilities of Standardized Identification Cards, the Government Accountability Office said OMB and federal agencies have made progress but have not fully implemented the requirements of the 2004 Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 to establish identification standards for federal employees and contractors.

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