Major Management and Performance Challenges Facing the Department of Homeland Security [November 2019] [open pdf - 2MB]
From the Document "Pursuant to the 'Reports Consolidation Act of 2000', the Office of Inspector General must issue an annual statement summarizing what the Inspector General considers the most serious management and performance challenges facing the Department of Homeland Security and assessing its progress in addressing them. [...] Based on our recent and prior audits, inspections, special reviews, and investigations, we consider the most serious management and performance challenges currently facing DHS to be:  Managing Programs and Operations Effectively and Efficiently during times of Changes in Leadership, Vacancies, and Hiring Difficulties;  Coordinating Efforts to Address the Sharp Increase in Migrants Seeking to Enter the United States through our Southern Border;  Ensuring Cybersecurity in an Age When Confidentiality, Integrity, and the Availability of Information Technology Are Essential to Mission Operations;  Ensuring Proper Financial Planning, Payments, and Internal Controls; and  Improving FEMA's Disaster Response and Recovery Efforts."
Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General, Report No. OIG-20-02
Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General: https://www.oig.dhs.gov/