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GAO: Federal Reserve Should Address Info Systems General Control Security, Configuration Management Issue

The U.S. Government Accountability Office has reached out to each Federal Reserve Bank and provided four recommendations to address the three areas of concern found on the information systems controls maintained by the Fed. GAO identified security and configuration management-related issues on the information systems during its audit of the fiscal 2014 and …

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DoD IG: Transcom Contracting Staff Need Training to Better Monitor GPC III Contractors’ Performance

The Defense Department‘s inspector general has called on U.S. Transportation Command to equip its contracting staff with system tools and training in order to properly track the performance of vendors under the Global Privately Owned Vehicle Contract III program. DoD IG said in a report published Wednesday it performed an audit …

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Inspector General: 23 OPM Data Systems Lack Authorization

The Office of Personnel Management’s inspector general has evaluated OPM’s compliance with the Federal Information Security Modernization Act and found that up to 23 of its data networks operate without valid system authorizations. OPM IG said in a Nov 10. audit report that it performed the audit at the agency’s …

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GAO: Pentagon Competed 58% of FY 2014 Contracts, Task Orders

A new Government Accountability Office report says the Defense Department used competitive procedures for 58.2 percent of the $284.4 billion the Pentagon obligated for contracts and task orders in fiscal year 2014. GAO said Friday DoD’s components and agencies showed variations in their competition rates during fiscal year 2014 and the Air Force showed the …

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Inspector General Audits Defense Department’s Cost-Reimbursement Contracting Process

The Office of Inspector General has issued an audit report that indicates the Defense Department‘s contracting personnel failed to implement the necessary rule for cost-reimbursement contracts totaling nearly $31.7 billion. IG released the report Friday with a goal to review DoD’s compliance with the revised interim federal acquisition regulation rule on cost-reimbursement contracts. The …

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GAO: Agencies Rescoped, Delayed Contracts Under FY 2013 Sequester

Many agencies rescoped or delayed contracts or grants during fiscal year 2013 due to sequestration and seven said they had to furlough at least 770,000 employees for between one and seven days, a new Government Accountability Office report says. Contracts for information technology services were affected at 18 out of …

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