The Office of Inspector General (OIG) performed an inspection of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) National Finance Center (NFC) to determine how NFC prevents, detects, and resolves security vulnerabilities and the sophistication an attacker needs to compromise USDA systems or data.
ERS’ Data Product Review Council (DRPC) reviews are designed to evaluate ERS data products’ adherence to six Office of Management and Budget quality standards and attributes; however, ERS has not performed a DPRC review since July 2019.
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.
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.
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.
Our ongoing inspection is reviewing P‑EBT—this report provides the results on Objectives 1, 3, and 4 for P‑EBT funding and outreach activities, and the procedures and criteria FNS used to approve State plans.
We assessed how AMS designed the Farmers to Families Food Box Program solicitation, whether AMS awarded the contracts in accordance with
requirements, and what methodology AMS used to allocate funding.
The objective of our ongoing inspection is to evaluate FNS’ oversight of TEFAP—this report provides the interim results on what criteria FNS used to approve States for food and administrative funds provided under the FFCR and CARES Acts.
We assessed the adequacy of FS’ policies and procedures to ensure duties and responsibilities of personnel are adequately segregated from initiating, approving, or executing reimbursable agreements or CSAs.