The U.S. Department of Homeland Security continues to prepare against ever evolving threats against the American homeland, most recently highlighting efforts to combat an Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) attack which could disrupt the electrical grid and potentially damage electronics. The department is releasing the EMP Program Status Report as part of an update on efforts underway in support of Executive Order (E.O.) 13865 on Coordinating National Resilience to Electromagnetic Pulses, which establishes resilience and security standards for U.S. critical infrastructure as a national priority.
Probabilistic Analysis for National Threats Hazards and Risks (PANTHR) Fact Sheet
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Office of Cybersecurity and Communications Assistant Secretary Jeanette Manfra addresses the Department’s critical role in safeguarding and securing cyberspace.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Office of Infrastructure Protection Assistant Secretary Caitlin Durkovich and NPPD Office of Cybersecurity and Communications Assistant Secretary Andy Ozment address the crucial role that Protective Security Advisors and Cybersecurity Advisors serve in furthering the DHS mission to enhance the security and resilience of the nation's critical infrastructure in an all hazards environment.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance & Mitigation Roy Wright addresses FEMA’s efforts to strengthen the National Flood Insurance Program and reduce the financial loss from damage to property caused by floods.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Policy (PLCY) Assistant Secretary for Border, Immigration, and Trade Policy Seth Stodder, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Office of Global Strategies Assistant Administrator Paul Fujimura, TSA Representative Larry Mizell, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) CBP Office of Field Operations Executive Assistant Commissioner John Wagner address DHS’ role in aviation security as it pertains to commercial air service between the United States and Cuba.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Deputy Administrator Joseph Nimmich addresses FEMA’s efforts to control the costs of federal disaster response and serve as good stewards of taxpayer dollars.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA) Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation Roy Wright addresses FEMA’s focus on enabling disaster risk reduction nationally by supporting state, local, and tribal governments with efforts to prepare for the impacts of climate change that are occurring and expected to occur.