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NIAC Catastrophic Power Outage Study

The nation has steadily improved its ability to respond to major disasters and the power outages that often result. But increasing threats—whether severe natural disasters, cyber-physical attacks, electromagnetic events, or some combination—present new challenges for protecting the national power grid and recovering quickly from a catastrophic power outage.

The President’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) was tasked to examine the nation’s ability to respond to and recover from a catastrophic power outage of a magnitude beyond modern experience, exceeding prior events in severity, scale, duration, and consequence. Simply put, how can the nation best prepare for and recover from a catastrophic power outage, regardless of the cause?

CFATS OIP

The FY19 CFATS Outreach Implementation Plan details the progress made on the CFATS program outreach goals and activities in FY18 and outlines the FY19 outreach goals.

CFATS Resubmit TS

This fact sheet provides an overview of the changes that require CFATS-covered facilities to resubmit a Top-Screen and the timeframes the changes must be reported within.

Industry CFATS Resources

These are the industry-specific CFATS resources for facilities that possess or plan to possess chemicals that may need to be reported to DHS.

Snapshot: S&T Seeks Answers to Cyber-Risk Economics Questions

S&T's Cyber Risk Economics program funds applied research and development knowledge products and interdisciplinary convening efforts concerning improving the cybersecurity posture of the nation's critical infrastructure and vital data assets.

Snapshot: S&T Provides Real-Time Tech Solutions For Hurricanes

Several S&T technologies, already in place in many communities, deployed with emergency managers, first responders, and decision makers to predict storm activity, provide alerts, support timely decisions, and keep communication lines open during recent major hurricanes, including Florence and Michael.

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