Social Security Rated Among the Best in
on Computer Security Report Card
Grade Improves to "B+"
A Congressional report card rates Social Security’s computer
security efforts among the best in Federal government. This report
card, issued by the House Government Reform Subcommittee on Technology,
Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and the Census,
gave the Social Security Administration a grade of “B+,”
the third highest among Federal agencies. Social Security has been
among the top-ranking government agencies each of the four years
the report has been issued.
“For more than 68 years, Social Security has honored its
commitment to the American people to maintain the confidentiality
of our records,” said Jo Anne Barnhart, Commissioner of Social
Security. “Through hard work and dedication, we have earned
a well-deserved reputation as an Agency worthy of the confidence
and trust of the American people.”
In the three previous years the report card was issued Social Security
has fared well, earning the highest grade in government in 2002
and 2000, and the second highest mark in 2001. The subcommittee’s
computer security grades are based on information contained in agency
reports required by the Federal Information Security Management
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