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Independent Service Auditor’s Report on National Finance Center’s Description of Its Payroll and Personnel Systems and the Suitability of the Design and Operating Effectiveness of Its Controls for the period October 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022

Report Number:
11303-0001-12

This report presents the results of the System and Organization Controls 1 Type 2 examination conducted in accordance with Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 21 for the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Finance Center (NFC) description of its payroll and personnel systems used to process user entities payroll and human resource transactions throughout the period October 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022.

Audit

Independent Service Auditor’s Report on the Office of the Chief Information Officer’s Description of Its Data Center Hosting and Security Systems and the Suitability of the Design and Operating Effectiveness of Its Controls for the Period October 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022

Report Number:
88303-0001-12

This report presents the results of the System and Organization Controls 1 Type 2 examination conducted in accordance with Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 21 for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) description of its data center hosting and security systems used to process user entities’ transactions throughout the period October 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022.

Audit
Office of the Chief Information Officer

COVID-19—Oversight of the Emergency Food Assistance Program—Final Report

Report Number:
27801-0001-21

In our final report, we determined what TEFAP flexibilities were available to States during the pandemic and FNS’ oversight of the States and Eligible Recipient Agencies’ compliance with administrative fund requirements.

Inspection / Evaluation
Pandemic
Food and Nutrition Service

Secure Configuration of USDA's Virtualization Platforms

Report Number:
50801-0003-12

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) evaluated and tested USDA’s virtualization platforms for compliance with controls found in National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and industry best practices to determine the status of USDA’s overall management and security of IT resources.

Inspection / Evaluation

COVID-19—Food Safety and Inspection Service Pandemic Response at Establishments

Report Number:
24801-0001-23

We reviewed the actions FSIS took relating to COVID-19 to ensure the continuation of inspection operations at meat and poultry slaughter and processing establishments, including to ensure the health and safety of FSIS inspectors and how FSIS spent the $33 million in CARES Act funding.

Inspection / Evaluation
Pandemic
Food Safety and Inspection Service

Initiatives to Address Workplace Misconduct

Report Number:
24601-0004-21

We determined whether FSIS’ actions taken in response to complaints of sexual misconduct and harassment in the workplace, received October 1, 2019, through May 31, 2021, were in accordance with Departmental and agency policy.

Audit
Food Safety and Inspection Service

USDA's Compliance with Improper Payment Requirements for Fiscal Year 2021

Report Number:
50024-0002-24

OIG reviewed USDA’s compliance with improper payment and high-dollar overpayment requirements for FY 2021.

Audit
Farm Service Agency
Food and Nutrition Service
Forest Service
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Risk Management Agency