The IRS punished hundreds of employees for unauthorized access of taxpayer info this past decade

by • 3 days ago

The agency vowed to refine its capabilities to detect unauthorized access and disclosures.

‘No evidence’ IRS taxpayer information exposed by SolarWinds hack

by • 1 year ago

Forensic reviews and network log analysis are ongoing within the nation's tax collector.

IRS identity theft trackers overlooked data breaches, report says

by • 4 years ago

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.

IRS body lacks oversight over its IT architecture, IG says

by • 4 years ago

The watchdog knocked IRS for both physical and digital security flaws.

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

by • 4 years 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 software isn’t compliant with the MEGABYTE Act, report says

by • 5 years ago

A new report says the IRS still doesn’t have policies, guidance or tools to be in compliance with federal law on software license management.