Review of the Department of Justice’s Reporting Procedures for Loss of Sensitive Electronic Information

Evaluation and Inspections Report I-2007-005
June 2007
Office of the Inspector General

Appendix XVII
USMS Response
  U. S. Department of Justice
United States Marshals Service
Washington, DC 20530-1000

May 25, 2007

Assistant Inspector General for Evaluation and Inspections

FROM: Diane C. Litman (signature)

SUBJECT: Assistant Director for Information Technology Response to Assignment # A-2006-010, Review of the Department of Justice's Reporting Procedures for Loss of Sensitive Electronic Information

In response to your memorandum dated May 2, 2007, the United States Marshals Service (USMS) concurs with the eight recommendations in the report, although there are reservations about the practicality of the 1 hour reporting requirement in a real-world environment. With regard to those recommendations that require immediate component vs. Department action, the USMS will take the described actions by the dates noted:

Questions concerning this response should be directed to Claire Adams on 202-307-9566.

cc: Kevin Deeley, DOJ OCIO, ITSS
Claire Adams, USMS, ITS
Alfred (Bud) Clark, USMS, ITS
Maria Alicia Ortiz, USMS, Audit Liaison

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