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CISA, NASCAR, Talladega Superspeedway and Local Partners Conduct Joint Exercise to Keep GEICO 500 Fans Safe

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), NASCAR, the Talladega Superspeedway, 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 GEICO 500.
Last Published Date: March 30, 2021

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.

CISA and Washington Redskins Team Up to Exercise Emergency Response Plans

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Washington Redskins held a joint tabletop exercise yesterday with local law enforcement and first responders to review and test plans to respond to a public safety emergency FedExField.  Exercise participants discussed security measures in place at the stadium, employee training, evacuation and traffic management plans, and public messaging during and after a potential incident.  Today’s exercise was not in a response to any specific threat, but was part of an ongoing collaborative relationship between CISA and the Redskins to keep fans in and around the stadium safe.

Last Published Date: February 5, 2021

CFATS CISA Gateway

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.