Federal Network Resilience

The Federal Network Resilience (FNR) Division plays a vital role in providing direct cybersecurity support, coordination and communications to all Federal Executive Branch agencies. Housed in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), FNR partners with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), National Security Council (NSC), federal Chief Information Officers (CIOs), and Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) to transform Federal Government cybersecurity risk management through effective collaboration, operational governance and training, and providing meaningful metrics and assessments in support of agency decision making.

FNR offers a broad range of cybersecurity programs and services to improve an agency’s cybersecurity posture, including performance measurement and analysis, risk assessments, access to cyber-shared services, training, and technical assistance.

FNR is the bridge between DHS cybersecurity programs and services and the Executive Branch. It provides assistance and support to its federal customers through the following service areas.

Assessments: Conduct operational assessments for agencies in relation to adherence of government-wide standards and validated best practices in securing agency mission high value assets.

Cybersecurity Design and Engineering: Provide direct cybersecurity architecture design and process support to agencies.

Performance Management and Analysis: Assist Federal civilian agencies measure cyber risk, identify areas to improve security, and apply this analysis to maturing government-wide cybersecurity capabilities and risk management.

Governance: Develop model approaches and operational guidance to drive government-wide strategic cybersecurity improvements.

Training and Technical Assistance: Provide cybersecurity program capability-focused training and technical assistance.

Strategic Engagement and Representation of Cybersecurity Programs: Engage Federal customers to drive DHS cybersecurity program adoption, improvements, and capability enhancements.

Last Published Date: March 30, 2018

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