WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) hosted a tabletop exercise in collaboration with the Secure Community Network (SCN). The exercise brought together Jewish community leaders from across the nation, along with federal and state law enforcement and interagency partners to examine how they would act in a notional event focused on threats of violence including scenarios based on current events.
View presentations from past 2018 DHS chemical sector security events.
Soft targets and crowded places are increasingly appealing to terrorists and other extremist actors because of their relative accessibility and the large number of potential targets. This challenge is complicated by the prevalent use of simple tactics and less sophisticated attacks.
The following active assailant action guides provide the critical infrastructure community with information regarding attack vectors used by terrorists and other extremist actors as well as corresponding suggested protective measures.