Tag Archives: DoD IG

DoD Inspector General Looks at Department’s Commercial IT Product Security

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The Department of Defense's Office of the Inspector General conducted an audit to verify whether DoD assesses cybersecurity risks in commercial off-the-shelf information technology products. The audit found that DoD employs COTS IT products that hold commonly known cyber vulnerabilities due to lack of associated policy, strategy and product standards, DoD IG said in a report publicly released Tuesday.

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Pentagon Watchdog: DoD Heads Showing Interest in Next Agency Audit

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The Department of Defense’s inspector general said there's a growing interest across the Pentagon to conduct another agency-wide audit following the first assessment that found pervasive weaknesses, Federal News Network reported Thursday. Carmen Malone, deputy assistant IG for audit and financial management readiness at DoD, said defense officials now understand the impact of the audit.

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Recent DoD IG Audit Reveals Lack of Software Rationalization in Branches

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The Department of Defense's inspector general released the audit results to determine how the U.S. NavyU.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force rationalize software and manage obsolete and duplicate applications. The audit found the three service branches did not consistently handle software rationalization. However, the USMC and Navy observed processes to prevent software duplication, the inspector general said Dec. 13th in a report.

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Report: DoD Implementation of 2015 Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act ‘Inconsistent’

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The Defense Department's inspector general has determined that the DoD failed to fully carry out the mandate of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015. The law calls on the DoD and other agencies to develop policies that would facilitate the sharing of classified and unclassified cybersecurity threat indicators and defense measures among government as well as private entities, the DoD IG stated in a recently-released audit report.

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DoD IG Report Lists Top Department Mgmt Challenges for FY 2018

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The Defense Department Office of the Inspector General has released a report that outlines the top management and performance challenges that DoD currently faces. DoD IG said Nov. 20 it determined the challenges based on the office’s oversight work, research and judgement, oversight work from other DoD components, oversight missions from …

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DoD Office Of Inspector General Lists Top Mgmt & Performance Challenges in FY 2017 Oversight Plan

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The Defense Department‘s office of inspector general has published its Fiscal Year 2017 Oversight Plan that describes the top management and performance challenges facing DoD as well as projects designed to address those issues. DoD IG said Monday the challenges include efforts to mitigate terrorist threats; counter global strategic challenges; apply effective …

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