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OIG: Detailing Border Agents Affects Northern Border Operations

Officials said as a result of the details, the Swanton sector Border Patrol was less effective at disrupting cross-border smuggling and assisting with criminal cases. 

Medical Device Manufacturer Falsely Claimed that Chinese Components Sold to the Federal Government Were American Made

The company sold electrocardiogram cables, which are used with defibrillators and cardiac monitors, to federal government purchasers, including the U.S. Department of Defense, despite knowing that the cables were manufactured in China.

OIG Finds Staffing Challenges at the Southwest Border are Negatively Impacting Operations and Morale

One survey respondent explained that one location 'very seldom' has agents patrolling the border because they have been detailed elsewhere.

OIG Tells Coast Guard to Improve Its Accounting for Non-Capitalized Personal Property Assets

OIG is concerned that the Coast Guard’s assets could be at risk of improper disposal, misuse, or theft.

OIG: DHS Has Refined Its Other than Full and Open Competition Reporting Processes

In FYs 2020 and 2021, DHS awarded a total of 840 contracts awarded by any means other than full and open competition (OTFOC) valued at approximately $11 billion.

OIG Rates DHS Information Security Program Effective

While improvements have been made, OIG also identified six deficiencies based on its evaluation and testing.

OIG Tells FEMA to Increase Oversight to Prevent Misuse of Humanitarian Relief Funds

OIG attributes the failings to FEMA’s insufficient oversight of the funds and reliance on local boards and fiscal agents to enforce the funding and application guidance.

OIG Assesses CISA’s Cyber Response Post-SolarWinds

CISA has improved its ability to detect and mitigate risks from major cyber attacks since the SolarWinds breach, but work remains to safeguard Federal networks.
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