infrastructure security

National Harbor 2020 Exercise Tests Interagency Recovery and Response

WASHINGTON – The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) joined with public and private-sector partners to conduct an interagency Tabletop Exercise (TTX) called “National Harbor 2020 – Recovery Phase Exercise,” September 29 – 30, to test the processes and plans required by regional government and business partners following a notional catastrophic incident at National Harbor outside of Washington, D.C.
Last Published Date: September 30, 2020

CISA Releases Updated Guidance on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers

Today, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released an update to its Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers Guidance. Version 4.0 provides guidance on how jurisdictions and critical infrastructure owners can use the list to assist in prioritizing the ability of essential workers to work safely while supporting ongoing infrastructure operations across the nation.
Last Published Date: August 18, 2020

Securing Industrial Control Systems

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Industrial Control Systems (ICS) strategy, Securing Industrial Control Systems: A Unified Initiative, is a multi-year, focused approach to improve CISA’s ability to anticipate, prioritize, and manage national-level ICS risk. Through this “One CISA” initiative, CISA will work with critical infrastructure (CI) owners and operators to build ICS security capabilities that directly empower ICS stakeholders to secure their operations against ICS threats.

Building Collective Resilience for the ICT Supply Chain

Now more than ever, resilient critical infrastructure is imperative for public health and safety and community well-being. As teleworking and remote learning have become the new norm to limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), employees and families are relying on Information and Communications Technology (ICT)—those hardware, software, and services critical to communicating—to connect, collaborate, and continue their daily routine.

CISA Releases Version 3.0 of Guidance on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers During COVID-19

Today the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released version 3.0 of the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers guidance to help state and local jurisdictions and the private sector identify and manage their essential workforce while responding to COVID-19. CISA’s original guidance was released on March 19, 2020 and version 2.0 was subsequently released on March 28, 2020.
Last Published Date: April 17, 2020