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Audit Initiated of DOT’s Information Security Program and Practices for Fiscal Year 2016

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Required by the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014
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The Office of Inspector General is initiating its fiscal year 2016 audit of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) information security program and practices, as required by the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014. Our audit objective is to determine the effectiveness of DOT’s information security program and practices. Specifically, we will review DOT’s (1) information security policy and procedures; (2) enterprise-level information security controls; (3) system-level security controls; and (4) management of information security weaknesses. The results of our assessment and our audit report will be incorporated into the Secretary’s fiscal year 2016 submission to OMB.