The Spotlights are a series of articles designed to demonstrate how recommendations within the National Emergency Communications Plan (NECP) apply to real-world events.
A collection of slides and supporting documents for the Implementing the NECP Webinar Series. For more information go to http://cisa.gov/necp-webinars
A collection of frequently asked questions and fact sheets with information on the Nationwide Communications Baseline Assessment. For additional resources, visit http://cisa.gov/safecom/sns.
Author: Wes Rogers, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
Author: Joint SAFECOM NCSWIC Funding and Sustainment Committee
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), in partnership with SAFECOM and the National Council of Statewide Interoperability Coordinators (NCSWIC), published the Funding Mechanisms Guide for Public Safety Communications to assist public safety agencies in identifying funding sources for emergency communications projects.
Author: Ted Lawson, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Joint SAFECOM-NCSWIC Technology Policy Committee Federal Lead
This infographic identifies the risks associated with physical, cyber, utilities and services, and network resilience of telecommunications central office services as well as potential mitigations to improve telecommunication resiliency. It is meant to facilitate constructive and meaningful dialogue between service providers and their customers in critical infrastructure and Federal, State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (FSLTT) governments on how to lower the risk to their facilities from physical and cyber threats.
Author: Josh Black, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Joint SAFECOM-NCSWIC NG911 Working Group Federal Lead
New technologies in 911 centers are enabling the public to exchange multimedia (e.g., photos, videos, text messages) with 911 centers, which can improve situational awareness and inform emergency response efforts. However, this data can impact 911 operations, resources, and personnel.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security (CISA)-led Resilient Power Working Group (RPWG) consists of members across the federal government, state and local governments, non-profits, and private industry. There are over 130 members or ex-members including over 80 active participants with over 40 different entities involved.