The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in coordination with relevant Sector Specific Agencies (SSAs), annually identifies and maintains a list of critical infrastructure entities that meet the criteria specified in Executive Order (EO) 13636, Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, Section 9(a) (“Section 9 entities”) utilizing a risk-based approach. Section 9 entities are defined as “critical infrastructure where a cybersecurity incident could reasonably result in catastrophic regional or national effects on public health or safety, economic security, or national security.”
The Department of Homeland Security is working to reduce petroleum consumption through improvements in fleet fuel efficiency and the use of alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) and alternative fuels as required by the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPAct) and Executive Order 13149 “Greening the Government through Federal Fleet and Transportation Efficiency.”
CBP protects businesses and consumers every day by combating the trade in counterfeit and pirated goods through an aggressive Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) enforcement program. CBP targets and seizes imports of counterfeit and pirated goods, and enforces exclusion orders on patent-infringing and other IPR violative goods issued by the U.S.
Information to help you detect counterfeit currency and guard against forgery loss.
The United States Secret Service is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the nation's financial infrastructure and payment systems.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) places a high priority on investigating document and benefit fraud.
The Departments of Homeland Security, Justice, Labor, and State created Document and Benefit Fraud Task Forces to combat document and immigration benefits fraud. Document fraud includes using fake driver's licenses, birth certificates, Social Security cards, and passports.
The Intellectual Property Rights Center is an interagency effort that coordinates enhanced intelligence, investigative and enforcement actions to improve protection and safeguard the health and public safety of U.S. consumers.
CFATS is a DHS regulatory program focused on security at high-risk chemical facilities to ensure they have security measures in place to reduce the risks associated with certain hazardous chemicals.