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Information Technology Management Letter for the Transportation Security Administration Component of the FY 2016 Department of Homeland Security Financial Statement Audit

Executive Summary

Most of the deficiencies identified by the independent public accounting firm KPMG, LLP were related to access controls for TSA’s core financial and feeder systems. The deficiencies collectively limited TSA’s ability to ensure that critical financial and operational data were maintained in such a manner as to ensure their confidentiality, integrity, and availability. We recommend that TSA, in coordination with the Department of Homeland Security’s Chief Information Officer and Acting Chief Financial Officer, make improvements to TSA’s financial management systems and associated information technology security program.

Report Number
OIG-17-73
Issue Date
Document File
DHS Agency
Oversight Area
Keywords
Fiscal Year
2017

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