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This information provides guidance on effective ways to make your federal buildings safer. Employees should increase awareness of any suspicious activity and report concerns to the appropriate security and law enforcement personnel.

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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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TRIPwire, the Technical Resource for Incident Prevention, provides the Nation’s law enforcement and emergency responders, including bomb squads, with up-to-date information on terrorist improvised explosive device (IED) threats.
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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 Sector-Specific Plans (SSPs) detail the application of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) risk management framework to the unique characteristics and risk landscape of each sector and provide the means by which the NIPP is implemented across all critical infrastructure sectors.
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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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