IRS Systems Security: Although Significant Improvements Made, Tax Processing Operations and Data Still at Serious Risk

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A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) progress in correcting serious computer security weaknesses at five IRS facilities, focusing on: (1) additional security weaknesses identified at the five facilities and at an IRS facility not included in GAO's previous report; and (2) steps IRS has taken or plans to take to implement a service-wide computer security management program."

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United States. General Accounting Office. December 14, 1998.

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A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) progress in correcting serious computer security weaknesses at five IRS facilities, focusing on: (1) additional security weaknesses identified at the five facilities and at an IRS facility not included in GAO's previous report; and (2) steps IRS has taken or plans to take to implement a service-wide computer security management program."

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United States. General Accounting Office. IRS Systems Security: Although Significant Improvements Made, Tax Processing Operations and Data Still at Serious Risk, report, December 14, 1998; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc290955/: accessed February 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.