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Report: Management Alert - EPA Has Not Initiated Required Background Investigations for Information Systems Contractor Personnel

Report #17-P-0409, September 27, 2017

What Was Found

Not vetting contractor personnel before granting them network access exposes the EPA to risks. Contractor personnel with potentially questionable backgrounds who access sensitive agency data could cause harm.

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