U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Office of Cybersecurity and Communications Assistant Secretary Andy Ozment addresses the cybersecurity of the country’s election infrastructure, and the types of assistance NPPD’s National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center can provide state and local election officials in securing their systems.
National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center
Cybersecurity is one of our critical homeland security priorities. We welcome the President’s announcement today on the creation of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC). This center will ensure an integrated intelligence community view of cyber threats and ensure that intelligence information is shared with all U.S. agencies responsible for cybersecurity and network defense.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection & Programs Directorate (NPPD) Office of Cybersecurity and Communications Assistant Secretary Andy Ozment addresses the persistent and emerging cyber threats to the U.S. homeland and how DHS helps secure cyber infrastructure.
The National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) serves as a centralized location where operational elements involved in cybersecurity and communications reliance are coordinated and integrated. NCCIC partners include all federal departments and agencies; state, local, tribal, and territorial governments; the private sector; and international entities.