communications

EMP GMD

An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) and a geomagnetic disturbance (GMD) can damage significant portions of the Nation’s critical infrastructure. CISA, through the National Risk Management Center, is working with government and industry partners to identify risks from EMP/GMD events.

Building Collective Resilience for the ICT Supply Chain

Now more than ever, resilient critical infrastructure is imperative for public health and safety and community well-being. As teleworking and remote learning have become the new norm to limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), employees and families are relying on Information and Communications Technology (ICT)—those hardware, software, and services critical to communicating—to connect, collaborate, and continue their daily routine.

Governance Documents

Establishing a common governing structure for solving interoperability issues will improve the polices, processes, and procedures of any major projects by: enhancing communications, coordination, and cooperation; establishing guidelines and principles; and reducing any internal jurisdictional conflicts.

GETS Supports CISA National Security and Emergency Preparedness Users

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Government Emergency Telecommunications Service (GETS) was established by the Department of Defense’s National Communications System, in 1994, to meet White House requirements for a survivable, interoperable, nationwide voice band service for authorized users engaged in national security and emergency preparedness (NS/EP) missions.

CISA at 2019 APCO: Day 2

APCO 2019, APCO International’s Annual Conference and Expo, is the premier event for public safety communications officials, from frontline telecommunicators to communications center managers to public safety communications equipment and services vendors.