Internal Revenue Service

The IRS wants to use AI and machine learning to combat cyberthreats

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 weeks ago

And they're looking for industry input on what techniques already exist.

IRS needs to prioritize risk management of legacy IT systems, GAO says

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

Outdated code, old hardware and attrition of the qualified workforce makes IRS's IT management a risky game.

21st Century IRS Act targets ‘severely outdated’ tax IT systems, would codify CIO position

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

The House-passed bill has provisions intended to help taxpayers and clarify agency IT policies.

IRS electronic tax filing system crashes hours from tax day deadline

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

So far, there is very little information on the full extent of the failure.

IRS tax transcript system’s authentication protocols not strong enough, OIG says

by Carten Cordell • 4 months ago

A system that allows third-parties to obtain tax transcripts doesn’t have strong authentication procedures to meet federal standards, a new report said.

IRS suspends Equifax contract following malware page

by Carten Cordell • 9 months ago

The agency suspended a $7.25 million contract with Equifax following news that one of its webpages exposed users to potential malware attacks.