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Report: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Eyes Cyber-Focused Inspector General

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-Rhode Island) plans to create a new inspector general post that would investigate federal agencies’ networks for cyber vulnerabilities, FCW reported Wednesday. Whitehouse said the establishment of a cyber IG role would help facilitate the recruitment of cyber professionals to perform computer security and penetration testing functions. …

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DOT’s IG: Cyber Incident Handling ‘Ineffective, Incomplete’

The Transportation Department‘s inspector general has called DOT’s handling of cybersecurity incidents “ineffective and incomplete” in an audit the IG conducted on the agency’s information systems and networks. DOT’s IG said Thursday it evaluated how the department monitors, reports, detects and resolves cyber incidents and also informs authorities of both the event and resolution. The IG said DOT did …

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IG Recommends DoD Update Contract Mgmt System, COR Designation Sample Template

The Defense Department Office of Inspector General has called on procurement and logistics officials at DoD to update the military’s contract management system and the designation sample template form for a contracting officer’s representative. IG said Tuesday it reviewed 16 contracts as part of a review of COR performance in the Combined/Joint Operations …

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DoD IG: Navy Lacks Comprehensive Assessment Guidance for Renewable Energy Projects

The Defense Department inspector general has released a report that indicates the U.S. Navy needs a comprehensive guidance to evaluate cost performance of the service branch’s large‑scale renewable energy projects. DoD IG said Thursday it found that Navy personnel failed to release adequate documentation to support the calculations they made in their assessments of three major renewable …

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Inspector General: DOI Must Update Logical Access Controls to Protect Sensitive Data

The Interior Department‘s Office of Inspector General has recommended that DOI update its logical access control policies in order to meet current sensitive data protection requirements established by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. DOI OIG said in an Aug.8 audit report it reviewed the department’s security policies and procedures that apply to its computer …

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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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