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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 EO13650

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.

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.