Cybersecurity is one of the most important missions of the Department of Homeland Security. Cybersecurity is a matter of homeland security.
(NPPD) National Protection and Programs Directorate
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate Office of Infrastructure Protection, Infrastructure Security Compliance Division Director David Wulf addresses DHS’ regulation of high-risk chemical facilities under the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS).
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protections and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Executive Order 13636 and Presidential Policy Directive 21 Integrated Task Force Director Robert Kolasky addresses the Department’s role in implementing Executive Order 13636, Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, and Presidential Policy Directive 21, Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience.
SHARES is available on a 24-hour basis to provide an emergency communications link to support intra- or interagency mission requirements.
National security and emergency preparedness (NS/EP) personnel need to transmit critical messages to coordinate emergency operations even when traditional means of communicating via landlines and cellphones are damaged or destroyed.
National Protection and Programs Directorate Under Secretary Rand Beers addresses the importance of protecting and making more resilient the Nation’s critical infrastructure and cyber networks.