This fact sheet lists the DHS Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP) suite of security preparation and preparedness resources and programs available to CFATS-covered facilities that may enhance facility security awareness and profile.
Any facility that possesses or plans to possess any of the chemicals of interest (COI) regulated under Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) at or above a specified quantity or concentration must report their holdings to DHS.
These are Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) resources in Spanish to assist facilities and individuals understand the CFATS program and how to report a CFATS violation.
RBPS 11 - Training is the performance standard that addresses security and response training, exercises, and drills to identify and respond to suspicious behavior and malevolent acts by insiders or intruders.
This flyer is a resource to help facilities become aware that ammonia (anhydrous) is a DHS chemical of interest under CFATS. Any individual or facility that possesses 10,000 lb. or more or more of ammonia (anhydrous)—expected to be less than 10% water—must report their chemical holdings to DHS.
Under the CFATS Risk-Based Performance Standards (RBPS) 11 – Training, the performance of proper training, exercises, and drills enables facility personnel to be better able to identify and respond to suspicious behavior and malevolent acts of insiders or intruders.
Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen will be in Australia next week for the Five Country Ministerial.
DHS S&T's Cyber Apex program addresses cybersecurity challenges by providing the financial services sector with technologies and tools to confront advanced adversaries by leveraging existing federally funded and private sector research efforts.
View presentations from past 2018 DHS chemical sector security events.
DHS provides free tools and resources to communities because the Department recognizes that communities are the first line of defense in keeping the public safe and secure.