More than 460 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) national and international partners from around the globe gathered in Baltimore in July for the sixth annual Chemical Sector Security Summit. The event is an annual forum for DHS and its partners in the public and private sector to share information, highlight best practices, and discuss ways to enhance collaboration in order to build a safe and more resilient Chemical Sector.
Deputy Under Secretary Suzanne Spaulding welcomed the attendees and introduced Under Secretary Rand Beers who presented the keynote address. Under Secretary Beers thanked the Chemical Sector Coordinating Council for co-sponsoring the Summit and commended industry for its efforts to enhance security, and also highlighted some of the voluntary Chemical Sector Specific Agency programs as well as progress from the Chemical Facility Anti-terrorism Standard (CFATS) program.
The 2012 Chemical Sector Security Summit had a vast array of session topics including highlights of DHS Voluntary Programs and Resources, an Ammonium Nitrate Update, Theft and Diversion, Securing the Global Supply Chain, Cybersecurity, Suspicious Activity Reporting, and Personnel Surety, to name a few.
Listed below are several presentations from the Summit for your viewing.
|Theft & Diversion||Chris Gibson, Hawkins, Inc.|
|Potential Threat Actors’ Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures||Tim Scott, DOW Chemical Company|
|Alternative Security Program (ASP) Under CFATS||Rick Kane, Rhodia, Inc.|
Academic Community: “What Role Does the Academic Community Have in Chemical Security?”
|Suspicious Activity Reporting||Cherie Williams, DHS/NPPD/IP|
|DHS Voluntary Programs and Resources Panel||Amy Graydon, DHS/NPPD/IP|
Threats and Vulnerabilities in Cyberspace
Edward Liebig, Computer Sciences Corporation
|Infrastructure Security Compliance Division (ISCD) Regulatory Update||David Wulf, DHS/NPPD/IP|
|Working Together-How Federal Agencies Coordinate Security Across All Disciplines||David Wulf, DHS/NPPD/IP|
|Local Resources||Charles Colley, DHS/NPPD/IP|
|SSP Lessons Learned||John Farrell, DHS/NPPD/IP|
|Challenges to Implementation at Small Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Facilities||Todd Klessman, DHS/NPPD/IP|
|Compliance Lessons Learned||Amanda (Norman) Girvan, DHS/NPPD/IP|
|Personnel Surety||Matthew Bettridge, DHS/NPPD/IP|
|Fact Sheet: SSP Lessons Learned|
To view any of the above presentations, please visit the 2012 Chemical Sector Security Summit Presentations page.
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