Today, following the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee's first report examining Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential Election, Assistant Director Bob Kolasky from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Election Assistance Commission Chairwoman Christy McCormick, National Association of Secretaries of State President and Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate, and Keith Ingram, President, National Association of State Election Directors and Director of Elections, Texas Secretary of State, David Stafford, Escambia County Supervisor of Elections, all members of the Government Coordinating Council Executive Committee, and Sector Coordinating Council Chairman Chris Wlaschin and Vice-Chairman Bryan Finney issued the following joint statement.
Government Coordinating Council (GCC)
The National Risk Management Center (NRMC) supports CISA’s Cyber and Infrastructure Security Mission by creating an environment where government and industry can collaborate within and across sectors to develop plans and solutions for reducing cyber and other systemic risks to national and economic security. NRMC turns analysis into action by developing risk management solutions.
CISA works in close coordination with other federal agencies, the private sector and other key stakeholders in the critical infrastructure community to Identify, Analyze, Prioritize, and Manage the most strategic risks to the Nation’s critical infrastructure.
Last week, senior officials from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) participated in a series of coordination meetings with state and local election officials, private sector companies, and federal partners to discuss cybersecurity for the nation’s election infrastructure.
Below is the charter and membership list for the Government Facilities Sector - Election Infrastructure Subsector
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Programs and Protection Directorate (NPPD) Senior Official Performing the Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary Christopher Krebs addresses the critical role DHS serves in safeguarding and securing cyberspace in support of protecting federal networks and the nation’s critical infrastructure.
DHS serves as a liaison between the private sector, through the Chemical Sector Coordinating Council (SCC), and the public sector, through the Chemical Government Coordinating Council (GCC).
These are the charters the CIPAC Government Facilities Sector councils.
Government Coordinating Councils (GCCs) are formed as the government counterpart for each Sector Coordinating Council (SCC) to enable interagency and cross-jurisdictional coordination. The GCCs are comprised of representatives from across various levels of government (federal, state, local, or tribal), as appropriate to the operating landscape of each individual sector.
These are the charters for the Financial Services Sector Councils
These are the Charters for the Defense Industrial Base Sector Councils.