The final audit report, the Federal Information Security Modernization Act Audit for Fiscal Year 2017 is the result of an initiative in which the Office of Inspector General contracted with the independent public accounting firm, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, to assess the Department of Veterans Affairs’ information security program in accordance with the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA).

“The objective of this audit was to determine the extent to which VA’s information security program and practices comply with Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) requirements, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reporting requirements, and applicable Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) guidance. The VA Office of Inspector General (OIG) contracted with the independent accounting firm CliftonLarsonAllen LLP to perform the FY 2017 FISMA audit.”

“This report provides 29 total recommendations for improving VA’s information security program…” Read the full document here.

Source: VA Federal Information Security Modernization Act – Fiscal Year 2017 – April 11, 2018. VA.gov/ OIG.

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