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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: July 18, 2019

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.

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.