DHS Inspector General Issues Report on Efforts to Address Internal Opioid Use

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General (IG) has issued a report analyzing how Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the Secret Service have dealt with opioid use in the midst of a national opioid epidemic. The report issued in November assesses how the components have addressed both legal and illegal opioid use.

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Annual Department of Energy Cybersecurity Assessment Finds Additional Protections Needed

The Department of Energy Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released a report detailing the department’s improvements and opportunity areas for FY2019. The report is required annually per the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014, which calls upon the OIG to assess if the unclassified DOE cybersecurity program is adequately protecting its data and information systems. While the office saw some progress, more must be done to ensure satisfactory security.

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Congress Passes Continuing Resolution to Fund Government Until Dec. 20

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives and the Senate passed a temporary funding measure, or continuing resolution (CR), to fund the government until December 20. House members voted Tuesday and the Senate voted Thursday. The president signed the legislation into law on Thursday evening, averting the shutdown that would have begun at midnight.

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Senators Urge DHS to Fund Cyber Information-Sharing Programs

Democratic Senators wrote the Director of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) with concerns regarding the agency’s funding levels for two information-sharing groups. The letter expresses concern about a potential lack of adequate funds for the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) and the Election Infrastructure Information Sharing and Analysis Center (EI-ISAC).

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