FISMA compliance: A steady march

Percentage of systems with:

2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Certification and accreditation 47% 62% 77% 85% 88%
Tested contingency plan 35% 48% 57% 61% 88%
Tested security controls 60% 64% 76% 72%77%

Agencies spent $5.5 billion to secure 10,595 federal IT systems and $63 billion in IT investments in fiscal 2006, according to the Office of Management and Budget's report to Congress. (For the full report, see

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