SYSTEMS ENGINEER COUNSELED FOR INSTALLING UNAUTHORIZED SOFTWARE
A Systems Engineer based in Philadelphia violated policies by installing unapproved software on two company-owned computers. The software provides a method to remotely administer workstations and could potentially be used to compromise computer systems. Amtrak management responded to our report on February 10, 2023, stating that the employee had been counseled. In addition, the company implemented several corrective action plans in response to our observations in our report.