Dakota to Perform FISMA and CIPSEA Assessments for DOL's Bureau of Labor Statistics

September 1, 2013

The Department of Labor's (DOL) Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has awarded Dakota a contract to perform a FISMA Security Controls Assessment for its National Longitudinal Survey (NLS) System. NLS is physically maintained at BLS offices in Washington, DC, as well as the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) in Chicago, IL.

As an OMB-designated statistical unit, the BLS system assessment will ensure compliance with the Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act (CIPSEA) of 2002 and the OMB Order Providing for the Confidentiality of Statistical Information.