Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Actions Needed on Electronic Data Exchanges

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DIANE Publishing, 1998 - Computers - 64 pages
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Contains information on actions taken to address Year 2000 issues for electronic data exchanges, which are used extensively to transfer information between computer systems. It identifies (1) the key actions taken to date to address electronic data exchanges among federal, state, and local governments, (2) the actions the federal government has taken to minimize the adverse economic impact of noncompliant Year 2000 data from other countries' information systems corrupting critical functions of our nation, and (3) international forums where the worldwide economic implications of this issue have been or could be addressed.

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Page 36 - It consists of senior representatives of bank supervisory authorities and central banks from Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. It usually meets at the Bank for International Settlements in Basle, Switzerland, where its permanent Secretariat is located.
Page 18 - Agency Comments and Our Evaluation We provided a draft of this report to the Secretary of Defense for review and comment.
Page 6 - Provide a description of the status of efforts to inventory all data exchanges with outside entities and the method for assuring that those organizations will be or have been contacted, particularly State governments.
Page 15 - Accords), the International Organization of Securities Commissions, and the International Association of Insurance Supervisors to deal with issues common to the banking, securities and insurance sectors, focusing especially upon oversight of financial conglomerates.
Page 40 - US dealer banks were used as models for the joint reports by the Basle Committee on Banking Supervision and the International Organization of Securities Commissions...
Page 3 - ... that are essential to the effective use of networked information for a wide range of goals, including the provision of electronic government services. Federal agencies exchange data with many external entities, including other federal and state agencies, private organizations, and foreign governments. For example, federal agencies routinely use data exchanges to transfer funds to contractors and grantees; collect data necessary to make eligibility determinations for veterans, social security,...

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