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Infrastructure Protection and Resilience

The National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) provides a framework for partnerships that enhance critical infrastructure protection and resilience and helps build a safer, more secure, and more resilient America. Training courses on the NIPP and related topics are hosted by the Emergency Management Institute within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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Training Resources

National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) (IS-860.a)
Provides an overview of the framework used to integrate existing and future critical infrastructure protection and resilience efforts into a single national program.

Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources Support (CIKR) Annex (IS-821)
Provides an introduction to the CIKR Support Annex to the National Response Framework. Describes the processes that integrate critical infrastructure protection and resilience as a key element of the Nation’s unified approach to domestic incident management.

Fundamentals of Infrastructure Protection and Resilience: Understanding Your Role in the NIPP
Instructor led training provides NIPP basics, including sector-specific agency responsibilities, the risk management framework, information sharing, and annual reporting requirements. For more information contact: IP_Education@hq.dhs.gov.

Workplace Security Awareness (IS-906)
Provides guidance to individuals and organizations on how to improve the security in the workplace. The training uses innovative multimedia scenarios and modules to illustrate potential security threats. Threat scenarios include: access & security control, criminal and suspicious activities, workplace violence, and cyber threats.

Active Shooter: What You Can Do (IS-907)
Provides guidance to managers and employees in order to respond to an active shooter situation. An active shooter is an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area. Upon course completion, individuals will be able to:

  • Describe the actions to take when confronted with an active shooter;
  • Recognize potential workplace violence indicators;
  • Describe actions to prevent and prepare for potential active shooter incidents, and;
  • Describe how to manage the active shooter consequences.

Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources Asset Protection Technical Assistance Program (CAPTAP)
Jointly offered by DHS Office of Infrastructure Protection and the FEMA National Preparedness Directorate. Program participants gain the knowledge needed to build infrastructure protection programs in their State or local jurisdiction. Technical assistance is provided in many formats, including Web-based learning modules and instructor-led sessions.

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