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Department of Homeland Security

2018-2019 Agency Priority Goals

Enhance Southern Border Security

Goal Leader: Carla Provost, Chief, U.S. Border Patrol

Goal Statement: Improve security along the southwest border of the U.S. between ports of entry. By September 30, 2019, DHS will implement the Operational Control (OPCON) framework between ports of entry in 100% of U.S. Border Patrol Sectors along the southwest border as the means to enhance security.

Goal Action Plans & Progress Updates

Strengthen Federal Cybersecurity

Goal Leader: Matthew Travis, Deputy Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

Goal Statement: By September 30, 2019, federal agencies will mitigate 70% of significant (critical and high) vulnerabilities identified through DHS scanning of their networks within a designated timeline (previously stated as 90%).

Goal Action Plans & Progress Updates