SBA Office of Inspector General

SBA inspector general notes significant IT challenges entering fiscal 2022


The pandemic paused the agency's focus on big-money IT projects as it scrambled to set up relief loan portals.

Pandemic Analytics Center of Excellence will help IGs investigate fraud


COVID-19 relief fraud investigations will last the decade, but not much, if any, funding appears to be going to automated screening of loan applicants.

Missing E-Tran controls saw SBA issue $692M in duplicate pandemic relief loans


Proper screening could catch such errors, as well as fraud the agency is instead investigating after the fact.

Audit finds SBA’s information security program ‘not effective’ despite cyber improvements


The agency has boosted oversight of incident response, risk management and contingency planning, but continues to fall short of FISMA expectations.