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CISA Virtual Mini-Industry Days

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is holding virtual mini-Industry Day events throughout this year. These events will allow CISA and industry to have meaningful discussions about cybersecurity capabilities, challenges, top priorities, requirements, and technologies as well as future business opportunities.

Region 9 Supports Consumer Electronics Show

While tech gearheads learned about the latest innovation in autonomous vehicle, augmented reality and gaming technology, CISA Region 9’s protective security advisors (PSAs) worked behind the scenes to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for attendees of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, Jan. 5-7, 2022.

The tech industry’s premier showcase, CES draws tens of thousands of attendees from around the world each year. The three-day event features 11 official venues and spans more than 1.6 million net square feet of exhibit space.

CISA Congressional Testimony

Congress often asks CISA leadership and management to testify about the agency’s operations and activities related to cybersecurity. This page includes Congressional testimonies from December 12, 2018 (during the 115th Congress) through present day, addressing various National cybersecurity issues, as well as on the state, local, tribal and territorial and private sector levels.

 

CISA Hosts Election Cybersecurity Navigators Forum for State and Local Election Officials

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recently concluded a forum for state and local election officials to discuss cyber navigator programs. Cyber navigators are state liaisons that can help under-resourced local jurisdictions manage their cyber risks, help sort through the onslaught of risk information, advice, and available services, and help fast-track mitigation efforts. During the two-day forum participants shared their experiences and identified lessons learned for navigator programs.
Last Published Date: December 21, 2021

CISA Issues Emergency Directive Requiring Federal Agencies to Mitigate Apache Log4J Vulnerabilities

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued Emergency Directive (ED) 22-02 today requiring federal civilian departments and agencies to assess their internet-facing network assets for the Apache Log4j vulnerabilities and immediately patch these systems or implement other appropriate mitigation measures. This Directive will be updated to further drive additional mitigation actions.
Last Published Date: December 17, 2021

Region 9 Strengthens Ties with Partners in Hawaii

Region 9 leadership and staff spread some aloha recently when they traveled to Hawaii to foster key relationships with their Pacific Island partners.

Regional Director David Rosado and Deputy Regional Director Frank Calvillo met with key stakeholders and partners from U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, U.S. Coast Guard, FBI, Defense Information Systems Agency, National Security Agency, Hawaii Office of Homeland Security, and the Hawaii Energy Office.  The central theme of all the meetings was the importance of collaboration and information sharing.  

CISA Launches the Infrastructure Dependency Primer to Strengthen Community Resilience

 Infrastructure is the backbone of communities, providing critical services and enabling essential functions such as health, safety, and economic growth. Understanding critical infrastructure dependencies and incorporating them into planning is key to the resilience of communities across the nation.  The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announces today the Infrastructure Dependency Primer (IDP), developed to help state, local, tribal, and territorial planners and decisionmakers better understand how infrastructure dependencies can impact community risk and resilience and how to incorporate that knowledge into ongoing community planning. 
Last Published Date: November 19, 2021