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Dec. 10, 2018

Project Announcement: Termination of the Audit of Army Watercraft Systems Program (Project No. D2019-D000RJ-0024.000)

We announced the subject audit on October 16, 2018, (attached). The objective was to determine whether the U.S. Army is maintaining the operational readiness of the U.S. Army watercraft fleet. We are terminating this audit because performing the project would represent inefficient use of resources with minimal return on investment. Specifically, the resources are needed to complete a new higher priority project. We appreciate the courtesies extended to the staff during the planning phase of the audit.

Dec. 10, 2018

Security Controls at DoD Facilities for Protecting Ballistic Missile Defense System Technical Information DODIG-2019-034

We determined whether DoD Components implemented security controls and processes at DoD facilities to protect ballistic missile defense system (BMDS) technical information on classified networks from insider and external cyber threats.

Dec. 7, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of DoD's Implementation of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 (Project No. D2019-DOOOCP-0060.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in December 2018. We are conducting this audit as mandated by the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of2015 (CISA), section 107, "Oversight of Government Activities." CISA requires the Inspectors General of seven Federal entities-the Departments of Commerce, Defense, Energy, Homeland Security, Justice, and Treasury, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence-to jointly report to Congress no later than 2 years after the enactment date of CISA, and once every 2 years thereafter, on the actions of the Executive branch of the U.S. Government to carry out the CISA requirements. As such, the objective of this joint project is to assess DoD' s actions taken to carry out the CISA requirements during 2017 and 2018 and to submit an unclassified, interagency report to Congress by December 2019 (attached). We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

Dec. 6, 2018

Quality Control Review of the Grant Thornton LLP FY 2017 Single Audit of Concurrent Technologies Corporation DODIG-2019-033

We conducted a quality control review of the Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) FY 2017 single audit of Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) to determine whether the single audit was conducted in accordance with auditing standards and the requirements of Title 2 Code of Federal Regulations Part 200, “Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards” (Uniform Guidance).

Dec. 6, 2018

Report of Investigation into the United States Air Force’s Failure to Submit Devin Kelley’s Criminal History Information to the Federal Bureau of Investigation DODIG-2019-030

On November 5, 2017, a former Air Force member, Devin Kelley, shot and killed 26 people and wounded 22 others at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. Kelley was able to purchase a firearm from a federal firearms licensed dealer, even though he had a disqualifying conviction while in the Air Force.

Dec. 4, 2018

Evaluation of Combatant Command Intelligence Directorate Internal Communications Processes DODIG-2019-032

We determined whether the internal communication processes of the geographic combatant command joint intelligence operations centers (JIOCs) had weaknesses similar to the flaws in management processes at U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) as identified in Report No. DODIG-2017-049, “Unclassified Report of Investigation on Allegations Relating to USCENTCOM Intelligence Products,” January 31, 2017 (hereafter, the USCENTCOM Investigation).

Dec. 4, 2018

Project Announcement: External Peer Review of the United States Special Operations Command, Office of the Inspector General, Audit Division (Project No. D2019-DAPOIA-0066.000)

The Office of the Assistant Inspector General for Audit Policy and Oversight will begin the subject review in December 2018. The Government Auditing Standards require that an audit organization performing government audits have an appropriate internal quality control system and undergo an external quality control review every three years by an organization that is independent of the organization being reviewed. Our objective is to determine whether the· quality control program for.the United States Special Operations Command, Office of the Inspector General, Audit Division is designed to provide reasonable assurance that the policies and procedures related to the system of audit quality are suitably designed, operating effectively, and complied with in practice.

Dec. 3, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of DoD Compliance With the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (Project No. D2019-D000CS-0061.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in December 2018. We are conducting this audit in compliance with Public Law 113-101, "Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014." Our objectives are to assess: (1) the completeness, timeliness, quality, and accuracy of first quarter FY 2019 financial and award data submitted for publication on USAspending.gov and (2) the Federal agency implementation and use of the Government-wide financial data standards established by the Office of Management and Budget and the U.S. Treasury. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.

Dec. 3, 2018

Project Announcement: Audit of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Compliance With the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (Project No. D2019-D000CS-0062.000)

We plan to begin the subject audit in December 2018. We are conducting this audit in compliance with Public Law 113-101, "Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014." Our objectives are to assess: (1) the completeness, timeliness, quality, and accuracy of first quarter FY 2019 financial and award data submitted for publication on USAspending.gov and (2) the Federal agency implementation and use of the Government-wide financial data standards established by the Office of Management and Budget and the U.S. Treasury. We will consider suggestions from management on additional or revised objectives.