Office of Inspector General (OIG) Infrastructure (GSSS)
The US Department of Transportation (DOT) / Office of Inspector General (OIG) Infrastructure General Support System (GSS) system is the enterprise management information system that provides local area networking (LAN) resources and access to commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) applications used by OIG staff and management for tracking and reporting capabilities in the areas of audits, investigations and mission-support services. Under the authority of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, (Public Law 95-452), OIG collects, stores, and transmits sensitive information in the support of detecting waste, fraud, and abuse in departmental programs. The Act also allows US DOT OIG to collect information on any individuals, subcontractors, grantees and/or incidents subject to investigations within the purview of the Act. Sensitive personally identifiable information (PII) can be collected on current and former DOT employees, DOT contractors and their employees, grantees and any other business entities and their employees. Additionally, some PII is collected through OIG public facing website (https://www.oig.dot.gov/ ). This Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) documents the privacy risks and mitigations of the DOT/OIG GSS as required by the E-Government Act of 2002.