The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) most important mission it to protect the American people. As part of this mission, DHS fosters collaboration between the private sector and the public sector to mitigate risk and enhance the security and resilience of public gathering sites and special events.
DHS serves as a liaison between the private sector, through the Chemical Sector Coordinating Council (SCC), and the public sector, through the Chemical Government Coordinating Council (GCC).
In addition to the five elements of the Interoperability Continuum, planning is a major factor for interoperable communications. The documents in this section include resources about the 2014 National Emergency Communications Plan, education and outreach programs, and maintaining awareness of the specific issues and barriers that affect interoperability communications.
Below are the charter and membership list for the State, Local, Territorial, and Tribal Government Coordinating Council.
CISA leads the federal effort to help safeguard the Nation’s critical infrastructure from both cyber and physical threats and vulnerabilities.
Ensuring the security and resilience of the nation’s critical infrastructure is a shared responsibility among multiple stakeholders because neither government nor the private sector alone has the knowledge, authority, or resources to do it alone. Public-private partnerships are the foundation for effective critical infrastructure security and resilience strategies, and timely, trusted information sharing among stakeholders is essential to the security of the nation’s critical infrastructure.
The Department’s Regional Resiliency Assessment Program (RRAP) is an interagency assessment of specific critical infrastructure, combined with a regional analysis of the surrounding infrastructure, including key interdependencies.