Lapses at the Homeland Security Department may prompt broader questions about the 2002 Federal Information Security Management Act.
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Department not fully meeting 2006 requirement that the loss of sensitive information must be reported within one hour, auditors find.
New governmentwide database shows scope of problem, with $17.7 billion in unwanted properties.
Democrats agree to include add-ons for special projects up front for debate and votes on 10 of 12 bills.
Guidelines implement a 2002 law and establish uniform standards for protecting sensitive information.
Bipartisan request suggests top lawyer may have destroyed government records and obstructed justice in throwing away meeting tapes.
Budget resolution calls for an additional $430 million beyond President Bush’s request, to address backlog of disability claims.
Money to pay for credit monitoring will come out of cybersecurity budget, agency official says.
Disclosure would enable verification of size-based preference claims, advocates of transparency say.
Department to explore the possibility of establishing such reviews, performed by groups with experience in federal contracting.