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As part of its efforts to modernize how the federal government manages its information technology infrastructure, Shared Services Canada (SSC) initiated a comprehensive Government of Canada-wide business transformation hinging on six core infrastructure programs. These programs entail greater complexity and magnitude than typical programs, and as such, they were identified and recommended to be reviewed as a suite of system under development (SUD) audits by SSC’s Departmental Audit Committee. To support SSC in managing this complex transformation, the Office of Audit and Evaluation conducted quarterly SUD audit programs of SSC’s Information Technology (IT) infrastructure programs in 2016-17 and 2017-18. This report provides a summary of three of the four 2017-18 SUD audits on the topics of project management; activities vs projects, data centre consolidation; data centre closures, cyber and IT security; IT security requirements in procurements.
- Opening Statement
- Letter to the Clerk - Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates
- Network Sourcing Decision Matrix – Redacted
- List of Redactions to the Gartner Report
- SSC Network Modernization Way Forward
- SSC Network Security Strategy
- Information for Parliamentarians
- Network Modernization and Procurement
- Committee Members - Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates Committee (April 28, 2021)
- Overview - Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates Committee
The objective of the audit was to provide assurance regarding the adequacy and effectiveness of Shared Service Canada’s (SSC) corporate governance (structure, processes, controls and information for decision making) with a view to supporting efficiency, accountability and achievement of SSC’s mandate.
Effective project management is critical for Shared Services Canada (SSC) to deliver on its mandate. To mitigate vulnerabilities in project management, the SSC Project Management Centre of Excellence (PMCoE) defined and implemented SSC’s Project Management Framework (PMF). A primary component of the PMF was the Project Management (PM) Directive. This audit provides assurance as to whether appropriate systems, processes and controls for managing projects were in place at SSC to support the achievement of SSC’s mandate.
SSC is refreshing its Network and Security Strategy to align with current best practices, and to be adaptable to future requirements for its network and security services.These technology trends will require SSC to rethink how it architects, provides, manages and secures its network services, and must be agile enough to integrate any technology that is deemed necessary to government operations. To develop this Network and Security Strategy, new approaches focused on automation, software-defined infrastructure (SDI) and a zero trust concept are required. The Network and Security Strategy defines the approach SSC will need to undertake to enable the government to meet the demands of today, and adapt to the demands of the future by leveraging a progressive adoption and migration overall strategy.
The objective of this audit was to determine whether Shared Services Canada (SSC) was implementing a security policy framework that was consistent with Treasury Board (TB) policies regarding security and whether Security Assessment and Authorization (SA&A) processes were in place and working as intended. The scope of the audit included SSC’s security policy framework and the SA&A process from April 1, 2012 to October 31, 2013.
The Centre of Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED) at the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Ottawa recently hosted a design showcase of engineering students’ final semester projects. Five teams pitched their projects and explained how they approached making specific, everyday tasks easier for persons with disabilities. A panel of guest judges, including Shannon Archibald, SSC’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Jeffrey Stark, manager of SSC’s Accessibility, Accommodation and Adaptive Computer Technology (AAACT) Program, considered how each team’s proposal integrated accessible technology and design to improve the user experience. The students developed solutions to challenges presented in everyday activities.
This Standard reflects SSC’s Organizational Code and is framed by the Financial Administration Act and the Federal Accountability Act. It consolidates the federal government’s measures on conflict of interest and anti-corruption as well as other legislative and policy requirements pertaining specifically to procurement.
The objective of the audit was to provide assurance on the adequacy of information technology (IT) asset management at Shared Services Canada (SSC) and to ensure compliance with government policies and SSC procedures. The scope of the audit included SSC’s IT asset management (ITAM) processes, tools and controls including the application of these processes, tools and controls from September 1, 2014, to September 30, 2015.
In 2018, SSC launched the Services Survey. Each April and October, SSC’s partners fill out a questionnaire on the services SSC provides.