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The Situation Manual from the 2019 Florida RTTX.
This document incorporates military response strategies and civilian best practices into a first responder guide for explosives attacks and active shooter incidents.
This document outlines the basic elements of a process for receiving and responding to complaints of discrimination from program beneficiaries (e.g., program participants, clients, customers, or consumers, etc.). This document can assist recipients in developing a complaint process for their own organization.
The Department of Homeland Security Privacy Office (PRIV) conducted a Privacy Compliance Review (PCR) to assist certain Components identify and mitigate risks that may occur by inadvertent disclosure of information protected by Title 8, United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 1367, confidentiality and prohibited source provisions. Section 1367 incidents are particularly sensitive, given the vulnerability of the population they are meant to protect and the potential legal liabilities for certain violations of the statute. Through this PCR, PRIV examined Components’ privacy protections and made four recommendations of best practices to prevent and mitigate future privacy incidents affecting individuals protected by Section 1367.
2018 Charlottesville Regional Tabletop Exercise for Institutions of Higher Education (RTTX) Situation Manual
The 2018 NTTX Situation Manual includes event background, scenario content and discussion questions for the 2018 NTTX.
The "PIHG" establishes DHS policy for responding to privacy incidents by providing procedures to follow upon the detection or discovery of a suspected or confirmed incident involving PII.
This is DHS's breach response plan.
Revised and updated in December 2017
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), a time to focus on how cybersecurity is a shared responsibility that affects all Americans. NCSAM is a collaborative effort between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its public and private partners, including the National Cyber Security Alliance, to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and individual cyber hygiene.
To support agencies that are looking to launch and maximize the benefits of a digital volunteer program, S&T developed a Digital Volunteer Program Guide.
This handbook implements the policies and requirements of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Management Directive (MD) 1400.3, Information Technology Security by establishing guidance applicable to the use, development, and maintenance of TSA Information Technology (IT) assets, networks, and systems.