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OIG Audit Finds Security Risks Remain for FAA Information Systems

FAA ATO sets categorization levels of low, moderate and high, based on how much of an impact a security breach of an information system would cause a “loss of confidentiality, integrity, or availability.”

CBP Must Improve Processes to Identify and Care for Migrants in Need of Medical Attention, OIG Says

Weaknesses in Customs and Border Protection policies, procedures, and oversight -- along with training gaps -- have left agents and officers challenged in spotting detainees who could be having medical emergencies and ensuring they receive needed care, according to an oversight report.

OIG’s Audit of DHS S&T Bankcard Program Indicates Risks

OIG found that while S&T had internal controls in place to ensure it managed and maintained its Bankcard Program as required, it did not always adhere to DHS and internal purchase card policies and procedures.

OIG Says CBP Has Placed Travelers’ PII at Risk of Exploitation

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) has found that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) did not always protect traveler data from cybersecurity risks, despite a responsibility to do so.

OIG Finds Increase in CBP Workload Led to NTA Inaccuracies for Migrants

Between February 2019 and April 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued generally accurate “notices to appear” (NTA) to migrant detainees to initiate the migrant’s removal proceeding, although some inconsistency was found.

Hurricane Harvey Housing Assistance Lacked Necessary Controls, OIG Finds

FEMA and the state had to develop and finalize implementation guidelines after signing the IGSA, delaying TxGLO’s disaster response.

OIG: FEMA’s Lack of DMA 2000 Compliance Hinders Ability to Reduce Repetitive Damage to Roads and Bridges

According to FEMA officials, the component has instead focused on other tasks necessary to carry out its mission. Therefore, FEMA has not published regulations and related policies, as required by the DMA 2000, to provide an incentive to reduce repetitive damages.

DoD OIG Finds Inconsistent Cybersecurity in 3-D Additive Manufacturing Systems

The Defense Department Office of Inspector General conducted an audit was to determine whether DoD Components secured additive manufacturing (AM) systems to prevent unauthorized changes and ensure the integrity of the design data.
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