Report | Aug. 13, 2021

Special Report: The Missile Defense Agency’s Access to Information Technology and Communications During the Coronavirus Disease–2019 Pandemic (DODIG-2021-113)

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Publicly Released: August 17, 2021

This special report provides the results of the survey conducted in support of the DoD Office of Inspector General’s Evaluation of Access to Department of Defense Information Technology and Communications During the Coronavirus Disease–2019 Pandemic (Report No. DODIG-2021-065) specific to the Missile Defense Agency. We present analysis of key aspects of the survey as well as the complete survey responses for the Missile Defense Agency.

To determine the extent to which DoD Components provided access to DoD information technology and communications during the COVID-19 pandemic, we surveyed a sample of 269,282 military and civilian personnel across the DoD, including 2,597 MDA personnel.  We received a total of 56,057 responses, from 7,323 military and 48,734 civilian personnel, for an overall DoD response rate of 20.8 percent. Of those responses, 1,494 responses were from MDA personnel for an overall MDA response rate of 57.5 percent.