Some of the Health Resources and Services Administration’s information security controls have not been fully implemented or monitored, according to an audit by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General.

HRSA is the primary agency within the Department of Health and Human Services for improving access to healthcare. As OIG points out in its report, HRSA is an “information-intensive” organization and the management of its IT resources is essential for achieving agency goals. OIG reviewed controls over inventory management, patch management, antivirus management, event management, logical access, encryption, configuration management, web vulnerability management, and Universal Serial Bus port control management.

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