Report 2005-003-PROP - Audit of Controls Over IT Equipment OIG

Fiscal Year
Executive Summary

A recent OIG Investigation revealed that information technology (IT) equipment was missing from EEOC headquarters and that no EEOC Form 629 Reports of Loss, Theft, or Incident had been filed at the time of the OIG inquiry. The investigation revealed that further missing items of computer and electronic equipment valued at $92,233.45 were stolen from the Headquarters building between May 2004 and February 2005.

The purpose of this audit was to evaluate the adequacy of controls over IT equipment, and other electronic equipment at Headquarters EEOC. Specifically, we evaluated the various cycles relating to IT equipment including the procurement, receipt, inventory, distribution, and disposition of excess and obsolete IT equipment.