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Mainframe Platform Configuration Compliance Controls Need Improvement

Report Information

Date Issued
Report Number
Report Type
Joint Report
Agency Wide
Yes (agency-wide)
Questioned Costs
Funds for Better Use


Ensure that the IRS prioritizes establishing which organization is responsible for the implementation and management of specific configuration setting controls.

Ensure that the IRS performs required monitoring of all production logical partitions.

The Chief Information Officer should ensure that the weighted configuration compliance scores include the results of completed *************2*****************.

Develop and approve a risk-based decision for deviating from the IRM, which requires all systems and applications to be **********************2********************* ******2*******.

Ensure that all required ******************2************************* are completed by **********************2***************************, including an actual examination of the logical partition systems.