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DHS and Private Sector Partners Establish Information and Communications Technology Supply Chain Risk Management Task Force

Release Date: October 30, 2018

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today the formation and chartering of the nation’s first Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Supply Chain Risk Management Task Force, a public-private partnership to examine and develop consensus recommendations to identify and manage risk to the global ICT supply chain. 

Last Published Date: October 30, 2018

Communications Resiliency

Technology is a critical tool for improving interoperability that should meet the needs of practitioners on the front lines and should address regional needs, existing infrastructure, cost versus benefits, and sustainability. The resources below provide examples of communications resiliency

FPIC Membership

The FPIC includes more than 200 Federal, State, local, tribal and territorial public safety representatives from over 45 federal agencies, as well as representatives from state, tribal, territorial and local entities, focusing on improving interoperability among the public safety community at all levels of government and addressing common public safety related communications issues.

Mission & History

Federal Partnership for Interoperable Communications (FPIC) aims to address interoperability among the public safety community at all levels of government, foster intergovernmental cooperation, and identify and leverage common synergies.

In 1994, the Department of the Treasury and the Department of Justice signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) formalizing the Federal Law Enforcement Wireless Users Group (FLEWUG). The FLEWUG served as an information exchange mechanism for the federal law enforcement wireless communications user community.

REMCDP Resources

Access to the Rural Emergency Medical Communications Demonstration Project Notice of Funding Opportunity and the following ancillary document that provides additional information on the grant opportunity are available here.