Academic Engagement

Pathways Interns

The Pathways Internship Program offers current students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions to work for the Federal government while completing their education. These internships provide a path to careers at CISA and allow qualifying individuals the opportunity to gain meaningful training and career development experience. Once onboarded, interns work either part-time or full-time until their graduation date.

NRMC Resources

National Risk Management Center (NRMC) outreach materials, information, and guides. Download and share these NRMC resources to enhance critical infrastructure security and resilience.


CISA's National Risk Management Center works closely with the critical infrastructure community to identify and analyze the most significant risks to our Nation and strategically manage long-term resiliency and security efforts to “Secure Tomorrow”.

Enhancing School Safety Using a Threat Assessment Model: An Operational Guide for Preventing Targeted School Violence

The tragic events of the February 14, 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and the May 18, 2018 shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, demonstrated the ongoing need to provide leadership in preventing future school attacks.

K-12 School Security Guide

K-12 School Security: A Guide for Preventing and Protecting against Gun Violence (2nd ed., 2018) provides preventive and protective measures to address the threat of gun violence in schools. The Guide is delivered in two parts:  the first portion is a PDF with general security best practices and considerations in narrative format; while the second portion is a Microsoft Excel-based security survey.

Chemical Security Events

CISA sponsors events throughout the year to engage with stakeholders, exchange security-related information, and share best practices regarding chemical security.

Last Updated Date: July 26, 2021

IDR Program

The critical infrastructure upon which communities rely every day faces a vast array of ever-evolving threats, from terrorist attacks and cyber intrusions, to extreme weather and deferred maintenance. Investing in critical infrastructure that can withstand and quickly recover from any and all threats is essential to maintaining our nation’s economy, security, and health.