DoD IG : DoD Cybersecurity Weaknesses, Aug 2014 - July 2015

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General of the United States of America.
Tracking # 2016-00012
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From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

A copy of report DODIG-2015-180, "DoD Cybersecurity Weaknesses as Reported in Audit Reports Issued From August 1, 2014, Through July 31, 2015 (Project No. D2015-D000RB-0192.000)"

Given that this FOIA is submitted in my capacity as a journalist, I request that I be categorized as a media requester for the purpose of fees. Here is a selection of my published articles on MuckRock:

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2015/jan/12/how-843-lbs-seized-pot-lead-customs-and-border-pro/

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2015/mar/03/us-marshals-service-conceal-key-details-millions-s/

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2015/feb/27/while-dodging-direct-question-fbi-commits-obama-st/

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2015/feb/27/while-dodging-direct-question-fbi-commits-obama-st/

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2015/feb/12/fbi-and-justice-department-cant-find-drone-privacy/

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2015/jan/22/air-force-knows-how-many-mq-9-drones-it-wants-cant/

I have also been published in a number of other national media outlets:

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/the-us-spent-360-million-on-border-drones-thanks-to-this-flimsy-report

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/the-air-force-says-it-needs-precisely-52-new-reaper-drones-cant-explain-why

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/do-the-fbis-drones-invade-your-privacy-sorry-thats-private

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/04/08/big-brother-better-police-work-new-technology-automatically-runs-license-plates-everyone/1qoAoFfgp31UnXZT2CsFSK/story.html

www.betaboston.com/news/2014/03/05/a-vast-hidden-surveillance-network-runs-across-america-powered-by-the-repo-industry/

https://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/02/05/nypd-social-media-policy-allows-catfishing-with-the-proper-paperwork.html

https://www.themarshallproject.org/2014/12/03/the-pentagon-finally-details-its-weapons-for-cops-giveaway

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/do-the-fbis-drones-invade-your-privacy-sorry-thats-private

https://news.vice.com/article/fbi-agent-who-killed-boston-bombing-suspects-friend-was-twice-accused-of-police-brutality

As the requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com and pertains to a matter of considerable public interest, I further request a full waiver of all fees.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Shawn Musgrave

From: Kirkland, Larry B., OIG DoD

Dear Mr. Musgrave,

This is an interim response to your October 1, 2015, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for "a copy of DoD IG report 2015-180, cyber security weaknesses." We received your request on October 2, 2015, and assigned it case number FOIA-2015-00973. We currently have an administrative workload of 720 open cases. If you have any questions about your request, please feel free to contact me.

Sincerely,

Larry Kirkland
Government Information Specialist
Department of Defense
Office of Inspector General
703-604-8498

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From: Kasper, Joseph D., OIG DoD

Dear Mr. Musgrave,

This is an interim response to your October 1, 2015, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for "A copy of report DODIG- 2015 - 180 , "DoD Cybersecurity Weaknesses as Reported in Audit Reports Issued From August 1, 2014 , Through July 31 , 2015 (Project No . D2015-DOOORB-0192.000) "." We received your request on October 2, 2015, and assigned it case number FOIA-2016-00012. We currently have an administrative workload of 720 open cases.

If you have any questions about your request, please feel free to contact me.

Sincerely,

Joseph Kasper

Department of Defense
Office of Inspector General
703-699-7487

This e-mail is from the Office of the Inspector General, Department of Defense, and may contain information that is "Law Enforcement Sensitive" {LES} or "For Official Use Only" {FOUO} or otherwise subject to the Privacy Act and/or legal and or other privileges that restrict release without appropriate legal authority.

From: Shawn Musgrave

Hello -

Two different tracking numbers have been provided for this FOIA, in which I've requested a copy of report DODIG-2015-180.

The two numbers: FOIA-2015-00973 (Mr. Kirkland on 10/8/2014) and FOIA-2016-00012 (Mr. Kasper on 10/14/2015). Please advise as to the correct tracking number.

Best,
Shawn Musgrave
MuckRock

From: Kirkland, Larry B., OIG DoD

Sir,
Your correct FOIA reference number is 2016-00012, sorry for any inconvenience this may have cause you.

R,
Mr. Kirkland

From: Kasper, Joseph D., OIG DoD

Mr. Musgrave,

FOIA-2016-00012 is the correct tracking number.

JOSEPH KASPER
FOIA/Privacy/Civil Liberties Office, Suite 17F18
Office of the Inspector General
Department of Defense

(703) 699-7487

From: foiarequests

Dear Mr. Musgrave:

Attached please find our Final Response to your October 1, 2015, FOIA request.

If you have any questions or concerns related to this matter, please contact the DoD OIG FOIA Requester Center at 703-604-9775 or at foiarequests@dodig.mil.

Sincerely,

Office of Inspector General
Department of Defense
FOIA Requester Service Center
P. 703-604-9775
F. 571-372-7498
E. foiarequests@dodig.mil

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