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Office of Inspector General

Notification: Evaluation of EPA's Information Systems' Compliance with Federal System Security Plans Requirements (2nd notification)

Project #OA&E-FY20-0176, May 6, 2020

On April 20, 2020, the EPA OIG began an evaluation of the EPA's System Security Plans. The objectives of our evaluation have been modified in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The OIG’s objectives are to determine whether the EPA’s System Security Plans are developed and updated in accordance with the standards published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and to evaluate specific elements within the System Security Plans to determine whether they provide specified details to allow the EPA to make risk-based decisions to secure the Agency’s network during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is the 2nd notification of this project, the initial notification is also available.

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