While speaking at the DHS National Cybersecurity Summit in New York City on July 31st, Vice President Pence calls on the United States Senate to take action before the end of the year to enact legislation creating the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.
This fact sheet explains the chemical data available to law enforcement, first responders, and other stakeholders to help with planning, incident preparedness, and response efforts to chemical incidents in their communities.
This fact sheet explains how DHS uses the IP Gateway to share certain CFATS data elements to improve coordination and information sharing with State and local governments, and community stakeholders.
Monthly metrics and statistics that show the maturation and growth of the CFATS program.
The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes celebrations and gift-giving. An increasing number of consumers are conducting their holiday shopping online. You have probably heard of “Cyber Monday,” a marketing term for today, the Monday following Thanksgiving, when online retailers often begin to offer discounts and promotions to shoppers.
Formed in 1990 in accordance with an agreement between the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO), the National Association of State Technology Directors (NASTD), and agencies of the U.S. Federal Government, Project 25 (P25) is a unique user-driven process that works with equipment manufacturers to establish current and emerging wireless land mobile radio (LMR) communications standards that meet the requirements of the public safety community. Project 25 is the only known user-driven emergency communications standards process in the U.S. The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate leads the congressionally legislated P25 Compliance Assessment Program and supports SAFECOM recommendations related to emergency communication standards development.
Learn more about the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) with these NPPD at a Glance resources.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency's (CISA) Infrastructure Security Division (ISD) has set up regional offices across the country to improve the delivery of the department’s services to critical infrastructure owners and operators and state, local, tribal, and territorial partners, and to enhance support to existing CISA field staff by relocating administrative, logistical, and regional operations capabilities from ISD headquarters (HQ) to 10 regional offices.
In July of last year, President Obama released Presidential Policy Directive/ PPD-41, United States Cyber Incident Coordination, establishing clear principles that will govern the Federal government's actions in responding to significant cyber incidents. I am pleased to announce today’s on-schedule release of this plan, which will help DHS and the federal government improve our ability to manage cyber incidents.
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, which provides an opportunity to have a national conversation about the growing importance of cybersecurity and staying safe online.