Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Government Website

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Safely connect using HTTPS

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock () or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Information Technology Management Letter for the Immigration Customs Enforcement Component of the FY 2014 Department of Homeland Security Financial Statement Audit

Executive Summary

We contracted with the independent public accounting firm KPMG, LLP to perform the audit of the consolidated financial statements of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the year ended September 30, 2014. KPMG, LLP evaluated selected general information technology controls and business process application controls at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). KPMG, LLP determined that ICE had made improvements in designing and consistently implementing controls related to segregation of duties on financial system components and in addressing identified vulnerabilities. However, KPMG, LLP continued to identify general information technology controls deficiencies related to access controls and configuration management of ICE’s core financial system. Such control deficiencies limited ICE’s ability to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of its critical financial and operational data.

Report Number
Issue Date
Document File
DHS Agency
Oversight Area
Fiscal Year