"This report presents the results of an audit of the information security program at the Department of Transportation (DOT). Responding to the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) of 2002, the audit objectives were to (1) assess DOT's progress in correcting weaknesses identified in last year's FISMA review, and (2) provide input to DOT's annual FISMA report by answering questions specified by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). FISMA requires Federal agencies to identify and provide security protections commensurate with the risk and magnitude of harm resulting from the loss of, misuse of, unauthorized access to, or modification of information collected or maintained by or on behalf of an agency. Because DOT maintains one of the largest portfolios of information technology (IT) investments of Federal civilian agencies, it is critical that DOT protects its systems and sensitive data. In FY 2004, DOT's information technology budget totaled about $2.7 billion."
Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General: http://www.oig.dot.gov/