The following Federal laws and regulations will be used as relevant guidance to ensure compliance with the policies and directives that relate to websites and web applications.
The DoD Website Administration Policy will be used as guidance in operating and maintaining unclassified web sites or related web services. The policies and best practices defined in this guidance include web site establishment, information posting process, and information review and approval. Other DoD Directives that are a significant part of the DoD Website Administration Policy that will be referenced include:
Industry Standards and Best Practices as defined by the Federal Web Managers Council will be applied with practices to make a more user friendly web presence. Some of these practices and standards include:
The A&S Public website hosted on ACQWeb (www.acq.osd.mil) is unrestricted, open to the public for general consumption, and is considered a public website. The websites in this category will adhere to relevant Federal regulations, DOD policies and Industry Best Practices relevant to publicly accessible websites.
A&S websites are currently audited quarterly to ensure compliance with A&S and DOD regulations and best practices. Web governance standards will be added as a part of the audit that currently measures compliance and control to include: