Identification and Review of the Department’s Major Information Technology Systems Inventory

Audit Report 07-37
June 2007
Office of the Inspector General

Appendix IV
Major DOJ IT Systems – Description & Implementation Status
Component IT System Description Implementation Status
FBI Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS) IAFIS provides fingerprint identification services for local, state, federal and international law enforcement community and homeland security. Phase 8 – Operations & Maintenance
FBI Next Generation Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (NGI) The NGI initiative will study the integration strategies and indexing of additional biometric data, which will support a futuristic multimodal system. Phase 3 – Acquisition Planning
FBI National Instant Criminal Background Check System Provides criminal background checks in support of the Brady Act a Phase 8 – Operations & Maintenance
FBI National Crime Information Center (NCIC) NCIC is an on-line information service managed by the FBI to provide a means for sharing criminal justice information about individuals, vehicles, and property associated with criminal activity. Phase 8 – Operations & Maintenance
FBI Law Enforcement Online Re-engineering/Relocate LEO is a global virtual private network provided by the FBI to all levels of the law enforcement, criminal justice, and public safety communities, which provides secure dissemination of Sensitive But Unclassified information. Phase 7 – Implementation & Integration
FBI Law Enforcement National Data Exchange (N-DEx) Rev 9/7 The FBI's N-DEx initiative will develop a complex interactive information sharing network which implements the core platform for DOJ Law Enforcement Information Sharing. Phase 4 – Source Selection
FBI Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) CODIS enables federal, state, and local crime labs to compare and exchange DNA profiles electronically, thereby linking crimes to each other and to convicted suspects. Phase 3 – Acquisition Planning
FBI Electronic Surveillance Data Management System Involves 2 elements: (1) increasing the FBI's ability to manage, analyze, and share electronic surveillance, seized media and other types of collected data and (2) integrating data analysis capabilities that improve its efficiency. Phase 8 – Operations & Maintenance
FBI Investigative Data Warehouse Investigative Data Warehouse is a concept describing the preparation and organization of a variety of databases so they can be searched in a coordinated fashion along with other databases. Phase 8 – Operations & Maintenance
FBI Biometric Reciprocal Identification Gateway/Criminal Justice Information Services Interoperability Initiative Provide secure electronic connectivity to customers who access FBI's LEO services, IAFIS, NCIC, and CODIS. Various
FBI Computer Assisted Response Team Storage Area Network Systems used to conduct forensic examinations of computers and computer related media in support of the FBI, intelligence organizations and other key law enforcement agencies. Phase 2 – Requirements Development
FBI Sentinel Provides electronic case, records, workflow, evidence management, case tracking and records search and reporting capabilities that will replace the current paper-based case management system and its related supporting capabilities. Phase 8 – Operations & Maintenance
FBI Data Centers The Data Centers’ goals are to provide continuous, effective automated production workload support and business continuity for all FBI investigative and administrative missions. Phase 8 – Operations & Maintenance
FBI Technical Refresh Program Provides for the technical refreshment of FBI Trilogy computing assets. Phase 8 – Operations & Maintenance
FBI Digital Collection The Digital Collection Project enables the FBI in collecting evidence and intelligence to facilitate and support national security, domestic counterterrorism, and criminal investigative efforts. Phase 8 – Operations & Maintenance
FBI Multi-Agency Information Sharing Initiative Regional Data Exchange Multi-Agency Information Sharing Initiative Regional Data Exchange will combine and share regional investigative information and provide powerful tools for analyzing the integrated data sets. Phase 8 – Operations & Maintenance
FBI Terrorist Screening Center Terrorist Screening Center consolidates a terrorist screening database of domestic and international terrorists. Phase 8 – Operations & Maintenance
FBI Foreign Terrorist Tracking Task Force The Foreign Terrorist Tracking Task Force is co-locating and managing data for end-to-end decisions that contribute to the mission of keeping foreign terrorists and their supporters out of the United States or lead to their exclusion, denial of benefits, surveillance, or prosecution. Phase 8 – Operations & Maintenance
FBI Security Management Information System Integrates security into all business processes to protect FBI employees, information, operations, and facilities. Emphasizes information sharing and knowledge management to facilitate threat identification, risk mitigation, and incident prevention. Phase 5 - Design
FBI Information Assurance Technology Infusion Designs and develops enterprise security solutions for FBI information systems. Various
FBI Sensitive Compartmented Information Operational Network Provides Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information capabilities including LANs, security measures, access authentication and control, file/print services, administrative directory services, desktop computers, and software. Phase 8 – Operations & Maintenance
DEA Model 204 Corporate Systems The M204 system includes approximately 32 core investigative and administrative applications that support the DEA's mission, strategic goals, and objectives as well as serving specific needs of external DEA partners. Operational
DEA E-Commerce-Controlled Substances Ordering System The E-Commerce-Controlled Substances Ordering System and the Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances system will enable the safe electronic transmission of prescriptions and the electronic ordering of controlled substances. Developmental
DEA EPIC Information Systems E-gov modernization of systems in this one-of-a-kind national repository for tactical law enforcement intelligence to federal, state, and local law enforcement. Operational
DEA Concorde Concorde is the “To Be” e-gov solutions architecture that seamlessly performs all DEA re-engineered business processes. Initial focus is support to DEA investigations and information sharing. Development
DEA Firebird Primary infrastructure enabling investigative case management and all other Sensitive But Unclassified information systems. The client-server based network links DEA offices and components worldwide and supports the full spectrum of DEA operations. Operational
DEA Merlin Merlin provides the single point of connectivity between DEA offices for rapid transmission of, and access to, classified investigative and intelligence information. Operational
DEA Organized Crime & Drug Enforcement Task Force Fusion Center System The OCDETF Fusion Center System will establish a single entity for drug and related financial investigative information. Operational
JMD Integrated Wireless Network IWN is an interagency initiative that will provide a secure, tactical narrowband communications capability with required functionality, including interoperability to the law enforcement and homeland security agents in DOJ, Treasury and Homeland Security. Operational
JMD Unified Financial Management System DOJ has initiated an effort to implement the UFMS, which will improve the existing and future financial management and procurement operations across DOJ. Development
JMD Litigation Case Management System Litigation Case Management System is the first investment to emerge from the Case Management Common Solutions initiative and is focused on providing a common litigation case management solution for the seven DOJ litigating divisions. Development
JMD Classified Information Technology Program Classified Information Technology Program will provide an enterprise-wide seamless IT infrastructure for electronically sharing, processing, and storing information classified at the Secret, Top Secret, and Sensitive Compartmented Information levels. Implementation
JMD Justice Consolidated Office Network JCON is the critical infrastructure that provides a reliable and robust common office automation platform upon which 16 of DOJ’s litigating, management, and law enforcement components operate their mission-critical applications. Operational
JMD Public Key Infrastructure The Public Key Infrastructure will provide secure communications and information sharing inside and outside DOJ and enable rigorous identification and authentication of IT system users, to better protect DOJ sensitive and classified information and assets. Implementation
ATF National Integrated Ballistics Information Network Facilitates sharing ballistic crime gun evidence information across jurisdictional boundaries allowing state and local law enforcement agencies to work together to prevent terrorism and violent crime. Operational
BOP Inmate Telephone System-II Provides telephone calling service to and from inmates and provides recording of phone call services. Operational
EOIR eWorld eWorld is a project that will enable EOIR to make the transition from paper to electronic documents for its official adjudication records, thereby increasing access and efficiency. Operational
OJP Grants Management System Provides automated support in managing the application for and approval of federal grant funds. Grants Management System enables managers to track and monitor over 20,000 grants. It is a web-based, data driven application, giving access to applicants around the U.S. Operational
Source: Description – OMB Exhibit 53 and Exhibits 300, and DOJ documents a Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act (P.L. 103-159)

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