About CISA

About CISA

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) leads the national effort to defend critical infrastructure against the threats of today, while working with partners across all levels of government and in the private sector to secure against the evolving risks of tomorrow.

On November 16, 2018, President Trump signed into law the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2018. This landmark legislation elevated the mission of the former National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) within DHS and established CISA.

CISA Vision and Mission

CISA Vision

A safe, secure, and resilient infrastructure where the American way of life can thrive.

CISA Mission

We lead the national effort to protect and enhance the resilience of the nation's physical and cyber infrastructure.


CISA's divisions include:

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