The objective of the audit is to examine the Department of Defence’s (Defence's) implementation of agreed recommendations made in Auditor-General Report No. 38 of 2017–18 Mitigating Insider Threats through Personnel Security and the related report provided to ministers under section 37(5) of the Auditor-General Act 1997, and by the Parliament’s Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit (JCPAA) in Report 479 of 2019 Australian Government Security Arrangements.
The ANAO proposes to examine:
- Has Defence implemented the ANAO and JCPAA recommendations to improve information technology and information security?
- Has Defence implemented the ANAO recommendations to meet clearance maintenance requirements, and to share sensitive personal information with sponsoring entities?
Work program portfolio
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