A new audit by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration has found security weaknesses on each of the three computer systems it reviewed in the Office of Research, Analysis and Statistics.

TIGTA found that the weaknesses increase the risks of unauthorized disclosure of taxpayer data and significant disruption to computer operations. The audit was initiated as part of TIGTA’s statutory requirement to annually review the adequacy and security of IRS technology.

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