Performance measures (31 - 34 of 34 items)
Critical Infrastructure Protection: Significant Challenges in Developing National Capabilities
GAO-01-323: Published: Apr 25, 2001. Publicly Released: May 22, 2001.
To better protect the nation's critical computer-dependent infrastructures from computer-based attacks and disruption, the President issued Presidential Decision Directive (PDD) 63 in 1998. The directive established the National Infrastructure Protection Center as a national focal point for gathering information on threats and facilitating the federal government's response to computer-based incid...
Weapons of Mass Destruction: DOD's Actions to Combat Weapons Use Should Be More Integrated and Focused
NSIAD-00-97: Published: May 26, 2000. Publicly Released: May 26, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) implementation of the Defense Counterproliferation Initiative, focusing on: (1) DOD actions to make the nuclear, biological, and chemical threat a matter of routine consideration within its organization, activities, and functions; (2) other actions DOD can take to improve implementation of the Initiative; and (3) t...
Chemical and Biological Defense: Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program for Oregon and Washington
NSIAD-00-13: Published: Oct 26, 1999. Publicly Released: Nov 29, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP) for the Oregon and Washington communities surrounding the Umatilla Chemical Depot, focusing on: (1) the progress communities have made since GAO's 1997 report on their CSEPP efforts; and (2) strategies for enhancing the program's implementation in Oregon.GAO noted that: (1) since GAO's r...
Combating Terrorism: Spending on Governmentwide Programs Requires Better Management and Coordination
NSIAD-98-39: Published: Dec 1, 1997. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed interagency processes intended to ensure the efficient allocation of funding and resources for the federal government's efforts to combat terrorism, focusing on: (1) federal funding for unclassified programs and activities to combat terrorism; (2) whether any agency or entity has been designated to coordinate budget proposals, establish priorities,...