Feds still struggle with sharing terrorism data
More than four years after the September 11 terrorist attacks, the U.S. government still lacks adequate policies and procedures for sharing sensitive and terrorism-related information, according to a Government Accountability Office report issued today.
The GAO surveyed 26 agencies for the report, finding 56 classifications of sensitive but unclassified information and many concurrent efforts in place to share data. Each agency determines independently how to use and share the data. The office warns that a dearth of government-wide policies makes consistency impossible.
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