Cybersecurity

Economic Analysis

CISA’s Office of the Chief Economist (OCE) is a team of economists within CISA’s Office of the Chief Financial Officer with expertise in economic analysis across the various analytic methods and fields recognized by the American Economic Association (AEA). OCE’s current and recent projects span applications in both regulatory and non-regulatory economic analysis, including the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS), cybersecurity, Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), 5G, Global Positioning System (GPS), and soft target security.

CISA Office of the Chief Economist

CISA’s Office of the Chief Economist (OCE) is a team of economists within CISA’s Office of the Chief Financial Officer with expertise in economic analysis across the various analytic methods and fields recognized by the American Economic Association (AEA). OCE applies this expertise to support a wide range of applications for economic analysis.

CISA Releases Cyber Essentials for Small Businesses and Governments

Release Date: November 6, 2019
Today, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released its Cyber Essentials, a starting point for small businesses and government agencies to understand and address cybersecurity risk as they do other risks. Developed in collaboration with small businesses and state and local governments, Cyber Essentials aims to equip smaller organizations that historically have not been a part of the national dialogue on cybersecurity with basic steps and resources to improve their cybersecurity.
Last Published Date: November 6, 2019

CISA Cyber Essentials

Your success depends on cyber readiness. Both depend on you.

CISA’s Cyber Essentials is a guide for leaders of small businesses as well as leaders of small and local government agencies to develop an actionable understanding of where to start implementing organizational cybersecurity practices. 

Consistent with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and other standards, the Cyber Essentials are the starting point to cyber readiness.

Cyber Essentials

Your success depends on cyber readiness. Both depend on you. CISA’s Cyber Essentials is a guide for leaders of small businesses as well as leaders of small and local government agencies to develop an actionable understanding of where to start implementing organizational cybersecurity practices.

Learn More About the Updated National Emergency Communications Plan with One of these CISA Webinars

Last week, CISA released an update to the National Emergency Communications Plan (NECP), the Nation’s strategic plan to strengthen and enhance emergency communications capabilities. The NECP provides guidance to those that plan for, coordinate, maintain, invest in, and use operable and interoperable communications to support public safety operations.

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Release Date: October 1, 2019
The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), in partnership with the National Cyber Security Alliance, kicked off the 16th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) today. This year’s theme Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT. focuses on the important role every American plays in cybersecurity. Held annually in October, NCSAM is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and to ensure every American has the resources they need to be safer and more secure online.
Last Published Date: October 1, 2019

CISA Launches First Annual President’s Cup Cybersecurity Competition

Release Date: September 16, 2019
Today, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced the launch of the first-annual President’s Cup Cybersecurity Competition. Called for in President Trump’s May 2019 Executive Order on America’s Cybersecurity Workforce, the President’s Cup Cybersecurity Competition is an interagency effort that will identify, challenge, and reward the government’s best personnel supporting cybersecurity and cyber excellence.
Last Published Date: September 16, 2019

CISA Announces Lineup for 2nd Annual National Cybersecurity Summit

Release Date: September 16, 2019
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced speakers, including senior level officials from the Department of Homeland Security, National Security Agency, Office of Management and Budget, and Department of Defense, attending the 2nd Annual National Cybersecurity Summit on September 18-20, at the National Harbor, Md. In addition, members of Congress, state and local officials, and industry CEO’s and CISO’s will participate in the summit.
Last Published Date: September 16, 2019