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Audit Adds 14 More Deficiencies to IRS’ Cybersecurity Woes

The Government Accountability Office has identified 14 new information system security control deficiencies at the Internal Revenue Service. Eight of these deficiencies relate to access controls, four to configuration management, one to segregation of duties, and one to contingency planning. Keep Reading

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Fentanyl Exposure Jeopardizing CBP Agents’ Lives

During an ongoing audit of Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) storage of seized drugs at permanent drug vaults, the Office of the Inspector General determined that CBP does not adequately protect its staff from the dangers of powerful synthetic opioids such as fentanyl. Keep Reading

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OIG: The High Costs of Low Value DHS Contracts

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has taken steps to improve oversight of acquisition programs costing more than $300 million. But do acquisitions costing less than $300 million consequently receive less attention? Keep Reading

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GAO Tells DOD and DHS to Better Assess Counterdrug Activities

The Departments of Defense and Homeland Security have formed task forces to combat the flow of illicit drugs into the United States. A Government Accountability Office assessment of these task forces has found only one had measures to determine the effectiveness of its activities. Keep Reading

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