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Jan. 9, 2020

Project Announcement: Audit of the National Background Investigation System Security and Interoperability (Project No. D2020-D000CU-0072.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in January 2020. The objective of this audit is to determine whether the DoD planned for and implemented effective cybersecurity controls to protect sensitive information in the National Background Investigation System. In addition, we will determine whether the DoD planned for, developed, and implemented controls to achieve interoperability between the National Background Investigation System and legacy background investigation systems. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

Jan. 8, 2020

Project Announcement: Audit of Corrective Actions Taken by DoD Components in Response to Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Identified During the Cybersecurity Test and Evaluation of DoD Acquisition Programs (Project No. D2020-D000CX-0067.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in January 2020. The objective of this audit is to determine the extent to which DoD Components took action to accept, mitigate, or remediate cybersecurity vulnerabilities identified during the cybersecurity test and evaluation of DoD acquisition programs. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

Jan. 8, 2020

Project Announcement: Oversight of the Audit of the FY 2020 U.S. Special Operations Command General Fund Financial Statements (Project No. D2020-D000FP-0063.000)

We plan to begin the subject oversight immediately. We contracted with the independent public accounting (IPA) firm of Grant Thornton to audit the U.S. Special Operations Command General Fund Financial Statements for the fiscal years ending September 30, 2020, and September 30, 2019.

Jan. 7, 2020

Project Announcement: Oversight of the Audit of the FY 2020 U.S. Transportation Command Working Capital Fund Financial Statements (Project No. D2020-D000FL-0056.000)

Our planned oversight will begin immediately. The Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)/Chief Financial Officer, DoD, requested the audit of the U.S. Transportation Command Working Capital Fund Financial Statements (Financial Statements). We contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Cotton & Company LLP (Cotton & Co.), to audit the U.S. Transportation Command Financial Statements for the fiscal years ending September 30, 2020, and September 30, 2019.

Jan. 6, 2020

Project Announcement: Evaluation of Foreign Influence in DoD Research and Development (Project No. D2020-DEV0SI-0045.000)

We plan to begin the subject evaluation in January 2020. The objective of this evaluation is to determine whether the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD[R&E]) is monitoring and mitigating foreign influence into the DoD’s research and development programs.

Jan. 6, 2020

Project Announcement: Oversight of the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 18, Examination of the Defense Automatic Addressing System For the Period of October 1, 2019, Through June 30, 2020 (Project No. D2020-D000FE-0057.000)

Our planned oversight will begin immediately. The Director, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) requested a Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 18 (SSAE 18) examination of the Defense Automatic Addressing System (DAAS) for the period of October 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020. We contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Ernst and Young, LLP (EY), to perform the SSAE 18 examination.

Jan. 6, 2020

Project Announcement: Oversight of the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 18, Examination of the Defense Agencies Initiative System For the Period of October 1, 2019, Through June 30, 2020 (Project No. D2020-D000FE-0061.000)

Our planned oversight will begin immediately. The Director, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) requested a Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 18 (SSAE 18) examination of the Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI) system for the period of October 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020.

Jan. 6, 2020

Project Announcement: Oversight of the Audit of the FY 2020 Defense Logistics Agency General Fund Financial Statements (Project No. D2020-D000FE-0052.000)

Our planned oversight will begin immediately. This audit is in support of the DoD Agency-Wide financial statement audit, which is required by the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, as amended. We contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Ernst and Young (EY) LLP to audit the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) General Fund Financial Statements for fiscal years ending September 30, 2020, and September 30, 2019.

Jan. 6, 2020

Project Announcement: Oversight of the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 18, Examination of the Wide Area Workflow System For the Period of October 1, 2019, Through June 30, 2020 (Project No. D2020-D000FE-0062.000)

Our planned oversight will begin immediately. The Director, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) requested a Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 18 (SSAE 18) examination of the Wide Area Workflow (WAWF) system for the period of October 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020. We contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Ernst and Young, LLP (EY), to perform the SSAE 18 examination.

Jan. 6, 2020

Project Announcement: Oversight of the Audit of the FY 2020 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Civil Works Financial Statements (Project No. D2020-D000FI-0048.000)

Our planned oversight will begin immediately. The Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, as amended, requires this audit. In accordance with the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, the DoD Office of Inspector General is the principal auditor for the U.S. Army Corps of EngineersCivil Works Financial Statements. We contracted with the independent public accounting firm of KPMG LLP, (KPMG) to audit the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Civil Works Financial Statements for fiscal years ending September 30, 2020, and September 30, 2019.