Bad data, antiquated systems mean it’s open season for stimulus payment pirates and scammers
Like moths to light, the CARES Act stimulus package will attract COVID-19 pirates – fraudsters and identity thieves who are eager to steal from a federal government under immense pressure to quickly distribute funds.
New DevOps working group will include officials from agencies like IRS
The DevOps Federal Interagency Council started by the IRS will sponsor the working group aimed at engaging with industry.
Treasury’s $1 billion-plus enterprisewide cloud contract is coming
The department unveiled a yearlong transition plan to what it's calling the T-Cloud.
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.
IRS CIO Garza to retire
Garza has been with the IRS since 1984, helping implement a multi-billion-dollar IT modernization program.
IT modernization is a $2B top priority for IRS
Underscoring the need to modernize IRS's IT is also a critical need to hire tech and cybersecurity specialists.