DHS Needs to Strengthen Management and Oversight of Its Prime Contractor

Publication Date: 
10/1/2010

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has relied heavily on its prime contractor to deliver its Secure Border Initiative Network (SBInet). Due to the importance of effective contractor management and oversight to SBInet, GAO was asked to determine the extent to which DHS 1) defined and implemented effective controls for managing and overseeing the prime contractor; and 2) effectively monitored the contractor's progress in meeting cost and schedule expectations. 

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