Major Flaws Found in IT Pentagon Processes After First Ever Financial Audit


The conclusions drawn following the first U.S. Defense Department-wide financial audit are not surprising to anyone given that the Pentagon failed the audit just as expected.

“We never thought we were going to pass an audit, right? Everyone was betting against us, that we wouldn’t even do the audit,” told Patrick Shanahan the Deputy Secretary of Defense to reporters on Thursday at the Pentagon.

Although the audit has already been completed, a full report will be released by the Pentagon’s inspector general during December 2018 given the amount of data that needs to be organized and the 2,000 findings and recommendations the results of the audit contain.

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Source: Softpedia