Audit Reports

151 records found.
July 09, 2019 |  Audit Reports

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Improving Cybersecurity and Resiliency of Train Control Systems Could Reduce Vulnerabilities

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit of Amtrak’s (the company) train control systems. Our audit objective was to assess the… Read more
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OIG-A-2019-008

May 02, 2019 |  Audit Reports

GOVERNANCE: Quality Control Review of the Independent Audit of Amtrak’s Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Year Ended 2018

Amtrak (the company) contracted with the independent certified public accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP to audit its consolidated financial… Read more
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OIG-A-2019-007

March 29, 2019 |  Audit Reports

REAL PROPERTY: Improving Management Processes Could Reduce Costs and Generate Additional Revenues

This report assesses the effectiveness of the company’s real property management processes. We identified several opportunities to strengthen the… Read more
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OIG-A-2019-006

March 13, 2019 |  Audit Reports

SAFETY AND SECURITY: Opportunities to Improve the Effectiveness of Controls for Detecting Drug- and Alcohol-Related Issues of Employees in Safety-Sensitive Positions

This report assesses the effectiveness of company efforts to detect drug and alcohol issues among employees in safety-sensitive positions. We… Read more
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OIG-A-2019-005

March 04, 2019 |  Audit Reports

ACQUISITION AND PROCUREMENT: Weaknesses in Contract Oversight Pose Financial, Operational, and Legal Risks

This report assesses the extent to which the company has taken steps to ensure that contracting officers’ technical representatives (COTRs) conduct… Read more
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OIG-A-2019-004

February 06, 2019 |  Audit Reports

TRAIN OPERATIONS: Opportunities Exist to Improve Private Railcar Management and Business Practices

Individuals and companies use private railcars for leisure travel and to operate businesses by renting the railcars, hosting onboard events, or… Read more
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OIG-A-2019-003

November 07, 2018 |  Audit Reports

TRAIN OPERATIONS: Opportunities to Reduce the Cost of Servicing and Inspecting Trainsets

This report is the second in a series about the Mechanical department’s operating efficiency and focuses on the department’s service and inspection… Read more
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OIG-A-2019-002

November 01, 2018 |  Audit Reports

Human Resources: Background Checks Process Has Improved, but Some Inefficiencies and Gaps Persist

In July 2012, we reported on significant management control weaknesses in the company’s background checks process for the employees it hires, which… Read more
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OIG-A-2019-001

September 10, 2018 |  Audit Reports

Information Technology: Opportunities Exist to Improve the Company’s Ability to Restore IT Services After a Disruption

Our objective was to assess the company’s ability to restore IT services after a disruption. To do so, we analyzed the company’s business continuity… Read more
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OIG-A-2018-010

July 25, 2018 |  Audit Reports

GOVERNANCE: Quality Control Review of Amtrak’s Single Audit for Fiscal Year 2017

Amtrak (the company) contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP to audit its consolidated financial statements… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-A-2018-009