The Trusted Internet Connections (TIC) Initiative optimizes and standardizes the security of individual external network connections, to include connections to the Internet, currently in use by the federal government.
Reports from the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties including Annual and Quarterly Reports to Congress.
Critical infrastructure vulnerability assessments are the foundation of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan’s risk-based implementation of protective programs designed to prevent, deter, and mitigate the risk of a terrorist attack while enabling timely, efficient response and restoration in an all-hazards post-event situation.
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.
The Department offers training to state, local, and private sector partners to enhance awareness of terrorist threats to the nation’s critical infrastructure and key resources. Workshops and courses educate participants on strategies for detecting and mitigating these threats.
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.
The Homeland Infrastructure Threat and Risk Analysis Center (HITRAC) is the Department's infrastructure-intelligence fusion center, incorporating analysts from the Office of Infrastructure Protection and the Office of Intelligence and Analysis. HITRAC creates actionable risk-informed analysis for federal, state, local, tribal, territorial, private sector, and international partners.