Internal Revenue Service
Tests of wildfire-tracking AI are just months away, JAIC says
The goal is to produce hourly updates to crews instead of the daily wildfire maps that are the current standard.
14 new security ‘deficiencies’ found in IRS information systems
GAO made 20 recommendations after its 2018 audit of IRS financial statements, bringing the total number of unaddressed recommendations across audits to 127.
Taxpayer First Act reinstates streamlined IT hiring at the IRS
Streamlined Critical Pay gives the IRS the authority to quickly hire up to 40 people at a time, and pay higher base salaries to these hires.
Report: Benefits agencies, lacking guidance, slow to abandon traditional identity verification
The 2017 Equifax data breach has officials second-guessing the old method, but no federal recommendations exist ensuring alternatives are adopted.
The IRS wants to meet young people where they are, which is on Instagram
But can the tax agency compete with some of the federal government's best social feeds?
IRS identity theft trackers overlooked data breaches, report says
The report details how the IRS’s Return Integrity and Compliance Services organization didn’t record and monitor 89 external data breaches reported to it.