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Federal agencies are increasingly using cloud computing services. Cloud computing offers benefits but also poses cybersecurity risks. OMB requires agencies to use the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to authorize their use of cloud services.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed 436 assignments made under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act of 1970 (IPA) that were on file at the Departments of Health and Human Services, Commerce, and the Interior, and at the Environmental Protection Agency.