Auditors say the commission did not adequately oversee the contractor in charge of migrating one of its financial systems to a new production environment.
The civil liberties group said the department was far more forthcoming than other federal agencies in detailing how it shares and protects individuals' information.
Auditors say acquisition needs additional attention, but NASA gets good marks for managing maturing technologies.
GAO says there are better alternatives for effective oversight of small agencies. Inspectors general, unsurprisingly, take a different view.
The general manager's departure comes as the First Responder Network Authority is in the process of developing a business plan and expanding its staff.
The next-generation database will contain as many as 52 million facial images, including millions taken for non-criminal investigations.
Officials are posting more information on the site to comply with OMB's governmentwide IT reporting requirements.
Budget Director Sylvia Burwell identified three management issues that need to be fixed to help IT procurement.
The IRS has failed to consistently install appropriate patches on all databases and servers to protect against known vulnerabilities, GAO found.
The department's inspector general says backup plans for the systems that support workplace as a service are inadequate.
The watchdog agency wants tougher oversight from OMB in PortfolioStat reviews and stronger agency-level CIO authorities to provide more visibility into troubled IT projects.
GAO auditors said that although the Census Bureau has made progress on the IT for the decennial count, several of the supporting projects have neither a schedule nor a detailed plan.