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  • Evaluation of DHS' Information Security Program for Fiscal Year 2017

    Executive Summary

    We reviewed DHS’ information security program in accordance with the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014 (FISMA). Our objective was to determine whether DHS’ information security program and practices were adequate and effective in protecting the information and information systems that supported DHS’ operations and assets in fiscal year 2017.

    Report Number
    OIG-18-56
    Issue Date
    Document File
    DHS Agency
    Oversight Area
    Fiscal Year
    2018
  • Department-wide Management of the HSPD-12 Program Needs Improvement

    Executive Summary

    Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD) 12 requires that Federal agencies implement a government-wide standard for secure, reliable identification for their employees and contractors to access facilities and systems. Our objective was to assess DHS’ progress in implementing and managing the HSPD-12 program since our prior audits in 2007 and 2010.  The Department of Homeland Security has not made much progress in implementing and managing requirements of the HSPD-12 program department-wide. Many of the same issues we previously reported in 2007 and 2010 pose challenges today.

    Report Number
    OIG-18-51
    Issue Date
    Document File
    DHS Agency
    Oversight Area
    Fiscal Year
    2018
  • Improvements Needed to Promote DHS Progress toward Accomplishing Enterprise-wide Data Goals

    Executive Summary

    We determined that DHS had only approved implementation plans for 4 of 23 strategic objectives of the Enterprise Data Strategy, and planned to finalize the remaining plans in late FY 2017.  While we found that DHS had taken some effective actions to coordinate component investments in data sharing and management, component officials identified other ways that DHS could improve by coordinating Enterprise-wide tools and data integration efforts.  We recommended that DHS take actions to finalize implementation plans for the remaining 19 strategic objectives by the end of FY 2017, and work with components to identify and provide the training for Enterprise-wide data analysis and management tools.  We made two recommendations and Intelligence and Analysis and the Office of the Chief Information Officer concurred with both of our recommendations. 

    Report Number
    OIG-17-101
    Issue Date
    Document File
    DHS Agency
    Oversight Area
    Fiscal Year
    2017
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