Last week, Acting Deputy Secretary David P. Pekoske attended the Five Country Ministerial in London, England, alongside Attorney General William P. Barr to represent the U.S. and to discuss the protection of each nation from active and emerging security threats.
The Five Country Research and Development (5RD) Terrorism Prevention Meeting was hosted by the United Kingdom Home Office’s Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism (OSCT), in London, UK, September 10-13, 2018.
Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen participated in a roundtable discussion on cybersecurity hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI). Secretary Nielsen was joined by Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and National Security Agency Director Admiral Mike Rogers, as well as representatives from the private sector.
In March 2014, the Critical Five countries (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States) published a shared narrative on “Forging a Common Understanding for Critical Infrastructure.” This paper lays out how each country addresses critical infrastructure as a basis for clearly articulating and communicating a common message on the value, meaning, and importance of critical infrastructure.
In today’s interdependent and interconnected world, the safety and security of critical infrastructure requires concerted efforts of public private partners around the globe.
In October of 2015, the Critical Five countries (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States) published a shared narrative on “The Role of Critical Infrastructure in National Prosperity.” This paper highlights how resilient infrastructure enhances economic prosperity and provides examples of how each country works to enhance investment in infrastructure; challenges, disruptions, and their impacts to national economies; and the vital role of cyber infrastructure to growing and sustaining national economies.