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Management and IT security lapses found at several Singapore government agencies

Management and IT security lapses found at several Singapore government agencies July 22, 2013 by Terence LEE The Auditor-General’s Office (AGO) of Singapore, a government organ that audits and monitors the use of public money and resources at government ministry and agencies, has released an annual report detailing the lapses it has found. The report follows a pattern: it lists and describes in detail the irregularities that were discovered, then highlights the corrective actions that respective agencies have taken. While the report details corrections that have been or will be carried out by the organizations under audit, it’s unclear if the AGO has a follow-up process to ensure promised actions were taken. Inspection of certain agencies are rotated each year, based on the materiality of the agency’s funds and the number of years since the last audit. This adds a certain...

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