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CISA, Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Local Partners Conduct Joint Exercise to Keep Indianapolis 500 Fans Safe

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Indianapolis Motor Speedway, state and local first responders, law enforcement officials, and local businesses held a tabletop exercise today to test response plans around hypothetical public safety incidents on the day of the Indianapolis 500, scheduled for Sunday, May 30.  Representatives from multiple government agencies and the community discussed their roles, shared best practices, and improved coordination mechanisms to help keep the public safe.  The exercise is part of an ongoing public safety efforts surrounding the Indianapolis 500 and was not in response to any specific threat.
Last Published Date: April 13, 2021


On August 1, 2013, the EO 13650 directed the federal government to improve the safety and security of chemical facilities and reduce the risks of hazardous chemicals to workers and communities.  Under this order, CISA undertook a number of actions.


This fact sheet explains how CISA uses the CISA Gateway to share certain Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) data with authorized federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government officials to improve coordination and information sharing.

CFATS RBPS 1-7 Detect Delay

This printer-friendly fact sheet covers two overarching security objectives—detection and delay—which include the first seven Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Risk-Based Performance Standards (RBPS), and address a facility’s ability to deter, detect, and delay an attack.