Accession Number:

ADA503755

Title:

Data Migration Strategy and Information Assurance for the Business Enterprise Information Services

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

INSPECTOR GENERAL DEPT OF DEFENSE ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-07-30

Pagination or Media Count:

34.0

Abstract:

We audited the Business Enterprise Information Services BEIS system to determine whether it had a comprehensive data migration plan, met information assurance Federal Information Security Management Act standards, and met the standards for the Federal Financial Management Improvement Act of 1996 FFMIA. We determined that the Business Transformation Agency BTA internal controls were not adequate. We identified internal control weaknesses in the BTA data migration strategy, information assurance, and FFMIA compliance. Specifically, BTA did not have an effective data migration strategy for Components to follow for converting legacy systems to the Business Enterprise Architecture BEA determine the sequence or schedule for when the functionality of 13 legacy systems would be transferred to BEIS separate the certification and accreditation processes, thereby creating a potential conflict of interest have a security plan that met Office of Management and Budget OMB and DoD requirements and test BEIS for compliance with FFMIA. Implementing the recommendations would improve internal controls and BEIS efforts on data migration, information security, and FFMIA compliance.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Information Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE