U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Rand Beers addresses DHS’ efforts to prepare for, protect against, respond to and recover from threats facing the nation and the American people.
Critical Infrastructure Security
U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Office of Cybersecurity and Communications Acting Assistant Secretary Roberta Stempfley addresses DHS’ efforts to improve the cybersecurity posture and capabilities of civilian Federal agencies.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Office of Cybersecurity and Communications Acting Assistant Secretary Roberta Stempfley addresses DHS’ coordination with state, local, tribal, and territorial emergency managers on cybersecurity issues.
As part of the Department of Homeland Security’s ongoing efforts to support state, local, tribal, and territorial partners, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced final allocations for seven FY 2013 DHS preparedness grant programs, including the Homeland Security Grant Program.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region V Regional Administrator Andrew Velazquez addresses what FEMA’s Region V is doing to support the six states in its Region: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin, in addition to assisting 34 tribal governments in their efforts to prepare for all-hazards.
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.
Acting Deputy Secretary Rand Beers addresses DHS’ commitment to ensuring cyberspace is supported by a secure and resilient infrastructure that enables open communication, innovation, and prosperity while protecting privacy, confidentiality, and civil rights and civil liberties by design.
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today met with Indian Minister of Home Affairs Sushil Kumar Shinde for the Second U.S.-India Homeland Security Dialogue to strengthen the global strategic partnership between the United States and India on issues ranging from cybersecurity and megacity policing, to counterterrorism and countering violent extremism.
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced the release of FY 2013 Funding Opportunity Announcements for eight U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) preparedness grant programs totaling over $1.5 billion to assist states, urban areas, tribal and territorial governments, non-profit agencies, and the private sector in strengthening our nation’s ability to prevent, protect, mitigate, respond to, and recover from terrorist attacks, major disasters and other emergencies in support of the National Preparedness Goal and the National Preparedness System.