Capability Delivery

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency's (CISA's) Cybersecurity Division (CSD) works collaboratively with public, private, and international entities to improve the cybersecurity posture for the Federal Civilian Executive Branch (FCEB) and other partners by facilitating the integration of various cybersecurity technologies, products, and services. The mission of the Capability Delivery Subdivision (CD) is to acquire, engineer, and provide life cycle support for the capabilities needed to fulfill CSD's mission. CD is responsible for the Level 1 cybersecurity program, the National Cybersecurity Protection System (NCPS).

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CD’s mission is to acquire, engineer, and provide life cycle support for the capabilities required to execute CSD's federal enterprise cybersecurity mission. To meet that mission need, CD designs, develops, deploys, and sustains NCPS, which provides intrusion detection, analytics, information sharing, and intrusion prevention capabilities that combat and mitigate cyber threats to FCEB information and networks. 


CD conducts the following activities.

  • Performs strategic planning for the NCPS Program, as well as any other initiatives that relate to the scope of CD's mission
    • Investigates technologies, processes, concepts, end items, or system demonstrations, based on cyber needs, used to support the computer network defense missions of NCPS
    • Establishes the future technical road map for the NCPS Program
  • Develops capabilities that support CSD's mission at multiple levels using technology demonstration, integration of existing solutions, and development of new tactics to employ solutions
  • Harnesses current and emerging technologies to provide immediate solutions to the urgent challenges of CSD’s mission
  • Serves as the Program Management Office for the NCPS Program
  • Operates and maintains NCPS

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