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Since 2004, the Department has maintained robust infrastructure protection field operations through the Protective Security Advisor (PSA) program. PSAs are trained critical infrastructure protection and vulnerability mitigation subject matter experts. They advise and assist state, local, and private sector officials and critical infrastructure facility owners and operators.
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The Office of Infrastructure Protection's Sector Outreach and Programs Division (SOPD) developed tools to increase security and enhance resilience so that owners and operators can strike an appropriate balance between open public access and security.
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Critical Infrastructure Key Resources Support Annex
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The National Infrastructure Simulation and Analysis Center (NISAC) conducts modeling, simulation, and analysis of the nation’s critical infrastructure. NISAC analysts assess critical infrastructure risk, vulnerability, interdependencies, and event consequences.
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TRIPwire, the Technical Resource for Incident Prevention, is the Department’s 24/7 online, secure, collaborative, information-sharing network for bomb squad, law enforcement, and other emergency services personnel to learn about current terrorist improvised explosive device (IED) tactics, techniques, and procedures, including design and emplacement considerations.
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Overview

The Critical Infrastructure Learning Series provides one-hour web-based seminars conducted by senior critical infrastructure experts on the tools, trends, issues, and best practices for infrastructure security and resilience. 

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The Chemical Security Assessment Tool is the Department of Homeland Security's system for collecting and analyzing key data from chemical facilities to identify facilities that present a high level of risk, support the preliminary and final tiering decisions for individual high-risk facilities, assess a facility’s security vulnerabilities, and evaluate a facility’s security plan to address vulnerabilities and meet risk-based performance standards.
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The National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) provides a coordinated approach to critical infrastructure and key resource protection roles and responsibilities for federal, state, local, tribal, and private sector security partners.
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These documents from the Interagency Security Committee provide the federal community strategies for physical security policies and standards that govern the protection of federal facilities.
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The Interagency Security Committee develops policy for enhancing the quality and effectiveness of physical security in, and the protection of, non-military facilities in the United States occupied by federal employees.

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