OIG Warns USCIS Over Unauthorized Access to Systems and Information

Kylie Bielby reports:

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) says U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) did not apply the access controls needed to restrict unnecessary access to its systems, networks, and information.

Access controls help to limit individuals from gaining inappropriate access to systems or data. But an OIG audit has found that USCIS did not consistently manage or remove access for its personnel once they departed positions and did not have a process to adequately verify access after personnel transferred offices within USCIS.

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