The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) develops and oversees the implementation of “Binding Operational Directives (BODs)” and “Emergency Directives (EDs),” which require action on the part of certain federal agencies in the civilian Executive Branch.
Binding Operational Directives
Federal Civilian Executive Branch Agencies List
Federal agencies are required to comply with DHS-developed directives.
These directives do not apply to statutorily defined “national security systems” nor to certain systems operated by the Department of Defense or the Intelligence Community.