Inspector General infosec audits etc. 1996-2016.5 (General Services Administration Office of Inspector General)

Emma Best filed this request with the General Services Administration Office of Inspector General of the United States of America.
Tracking #

19-036

Multi Request Inspector General infosec audits etc. 1996-2016.5
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Fix Required

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From: Emma Best


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Copies of records mentioning or describing audits, reviews, investigations or reports regarding the agency's cyber security, including audits or investigations regarding the state of the agency's cyber security regarding potential attacks as well as audits and investigations conducted in the wake of a suspected or actual cyber attack, hacking incident or breach. Please include materials generated between 1 January 1996 and 30 June 2016.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, 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,

Emma Best

From: General Services Administration Office of Inspector General

June 6, 2019

Emma Best
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 74278
411A Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02144-2516
requests@muckrock.com

Re: Freedom of Information Act Request (OIG Tracking Number 19-036)

Dear Ms. Best:

This is to acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
request dated June 5, 2019, to the General Services Administration, Office
of Inspector General (GSA OIG), for documents under the FOIA. Your
request was received on the same day and has been assigned the OIG
identification number 19-036. Please refer to this number in all future
correspondence to the OIG concerning your FOIA request.

We will respond to you as soon as possible. Please feel free to contact
this office at (202) 501-1932 or by e-mail at OIGFOIA-PrivacyAct@gsaig.gov
, to inquire about the status of your FOIA request.

Sincerely,

/s/

Daphne Muse
Lead Paralegal Specialist
Office of Counsel to the Inspector General

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From: General Services Administration Office of Inspector General

June 18, 2019

Emma Best
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 74278
411A Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02144-2516
requests@muckrock.com

Re: Request for Clarification on your Freedom of Information Act
Request (OIG Tracking Number 19-036)

Dear Ms. Best:

We are in the process of searching for records responsive to your Freedom
of Information Act (FOIA) request dated June 5, 2019, to the General
Services Administration, Office of Inspector General (GSA OIG). Your
request asked for:

Copies of records mentioning or describing audits, reviews,
investigations or reports regarding the agency's cyber security, including
audits or investigations regarding the state of the agency's cyber
security regarding potential attacks as well as audits and
investigations conducted in the wake of a suspected or actual cyber
attack, hacking incident or breach. Please include materials generated
between 1 January 1996 and 30 June 2016.

We have searched our investigative and audit records using the key words:
hacking, cyber attack, and breach. We believe these search terms will
produce the records you are requesting. Do these search terms satisfy
your request or are their additional terms you would like us to use?

Please provide a response at your earliest convenience. We will
temporarily suspend working on your request until we hear from you. Feel
free to contact this office at (202) 501-1932 or by e-mail at
OIGFOIA-PrivacyAct@gsaig.gov if you have any questions.

Sincerely,

The GSA OIG FOIA Requester Service Center
1800 F Street NW, Room 5332
Washington, DC 20405
(202) 501-1932
OIGFOIA-PrivacyAct@gsaig.gov

WARNING: This email and any attachments may contain legally privileged or
sensitive information. The information is intended solely for the use of
the individual or entity to whom it is addressed. If you are not the
intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any unauthorized use,
dissemination, distribution, or reproduction, or taking any action in
reliance on the contents of this transmission, is strictly prohibited. If
you received this transmission in error, please notify the sender and
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From: General Services Administration Office of Inspector General

July 10, 2019

Emma Best
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 74278
411A Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02144-2516
requests@muckrock.com

Re: OIG Request for Clarification of FOIA Request (OIG Tracking
Number 19-036)

Dear Ms. Best:

On June 18, 2019, the GSA OIG FOIA office requested clarification related
to your request, OIG FOIA No. 19-036 for, "Copies of records mentioning or
describing audits, reviews, investigations or reports regarding the
agency's cyber security, including audits or investigations regarding the
state of the agency's cyber security regarding potential attacks as well
as audits and investigations conducted in the wake of a suspected or
actual cyber attack, hacking incident or breach. Please include materials
generated between 1 January 1996 and 30 June 2016." Specifically, if the
use of key words: hacking, cyber attack, and breach, would be an adequate
search in response to your request.

As of the date of this e-mail, we have received no correspondence from you
concerning our request. If you have not responded by COB on July 17, 2019,
we will assume you are no longer interested in this FOIA request and will
consider your request withdrawn. Please be advised that this action is
not a denial of your request and will not preclude you from filing other
requests in the future.

Should you have any questions, please contact our FOIA Public Liaison
Chris Pehrson, at (202) 501-1932, for additional assistance or to discuss
any aspect of your FOIA request.

Sincerely,

The GSA OIG FOIA Requester Service Center
1800 F Street NW, Room 5332
Washington, DC 20405
(202) 501-1932
OIGFOIA-PrivacyAct@gsaig.gov

WARNING: This email and any attachments may contain legally privileged or
sensitive information. The information is intended solely for the use of
the individual or entity to whom it is addressed. If you are not the
intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any unauthorized use,
dissemination, distribution, or reproduction, or taking any action in
reliance on the contents of this transmission, is strictly prohibited. If
you received this transmission in error, please notify the sender and
delete the message and any attachments.

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