GPO Has No Disaster Recovery Plan for Its Tech, Watchdog Says

NextGov: The Government Publishing Office doesn’t have a policy to bring its IT infrastructure back online if disaster strikes, according to an internal watchdog.

Without a contingency plan for its general support system, the agency risks losing access to critical data and IT systems if its operations are disrupted, the GPO Inspector General said in a report published Thursday. The lack of emergency planning was one of several IT shortcomings auditors highlighted in their annual review of the agency’s financial statements.

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