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Inspector General of the Intelligence Community (ICIG) Michael K. Atkinson participated in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s (ODNI’s) Intelligence Community (IC) Ombudsman Forum on January 31, 2019. The Forum also included ODNI’s Office of General Counsel, Civil Liberties Privacy and Transparency Office, and IC Analytic Ombudsman.

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This month, the Office of the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community’s (ICIG’s) Inspections and Evaluations Division initiated an evaluation of the effectiveness of the Intelligence Community’s (IC’s) Foreign Language Program (FLP) in achieving IC mission objectives. The project will encompass fiscal years 2015 through 2018. The goal of this evaluation is to inform leadership decisions at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) related to the future of the IC Foreign Language Program.

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The Office of the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community (ICIG) recently completed the FY 2018 Independent Evaluation of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s (ODNI) Information Security Program and Practices, as Required by the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014 (FISMA) (AUD-2018-004). FISMA, introduced for the purpose of reducing security risk to federal information and data, provides a framework for the effectiveness of information security controls for Federal information systems. The ICIG’s assessment of the effectiveness of ODNI’s information security program and policies for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 is classified. The ICIG identified deficiencies and made 11 recommendations.

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The Office of the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community (ICIG) has redesigned its secure and unclassified websites to provide visitors with more information and easier site navigation.

Site improvements support IC Inspector General Michael K. Atkinson’s objectives to:

  • Increase transparency into the ICIG’s oversight activities;
  • Raise workforce awareness about duties, processes, and protections associated with reporting fraud, waste, and abuse; and
  • Enhance communication, coordination, and collaboration among inspector general partners.

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The Office of the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community (ICIG) recently announced that its Audit Division will conduct an audit of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s (ODNI’s) implementation of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 (CISA), (AUD-2019-003).

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The Office of the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community (ICIG) recently completed a review by its Inspections and Evaluations Division of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s (ODNI’s) Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC) (INS-2018-003). ODNI’s other mission centers are the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC); the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC); and the National Counterproliferation Center (NCPC).