DHS Risk Assessment Contract A Bust, Report Says

Law360, New York (August 16, 2011, 7:44 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Department of Homeland Security contract to develop risk management data for anti-terrorist security at government buildings had ballooned to nearly triple its initial $21 million size before being canceled for ineffectiveness, according to a government report published Monday.

DHS' risk assessment management program, designed to improve the agency's ability to assess risks and improve security guard training, is “over budget, behind schedule, and cannot be used to complete [facility security assessments] and reliable guard inspections as intended,” the U.S. Government Accountability Office report said....
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