The resources in this section identify funding solutions to maintaining interoperable networks.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) leads the effort to enhance the security, resiliency, and reliability of the Nation's cybersecurity and communications infrastructure. We’ll be presenting and engaging with partners at the RSA Conference and Expo—the largest cybersecurity forum in the United States—set for February 25-28 in San Francisco, CA.
Positioning, Navigation, and Timing is one of CISA's top priorities. CISA works with government and industry partners to strengthen the security and resiliency of the national PNT ecosystem from the risks of both intentional and unintentional threats.
Release Date: December 6, 2019
As state offices, 911 authorities, emergency communication centers (ECC), and public safety answering points (PSAP) work toward implementing Next Generation 911 (NG911) networks, assessing progress can pose challenges. Built on feedback received from government, industry, and academia stakeholders, a new self-assessment tool is available to help ECC/PSAP administrators and oversight personnel evaluate a system’s NG911 maturity state and understand the next steps necessary to continue deployment.
Last Published Date: December 6, 2019
Release Date: November 20, 2019
On Tuesday, November 19, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), in coordination with public and private sector partners, held a tabletop exercise in Tulsa, Okla. to test emergency response plans. This exercise brought together operational leadership, security and first responder teams from a number of groups including Emergency Medical Services Authority, Tulsa’s Police Department, Fire Department, and Sheriff’s Office, Oklahoma Information Fusion Center, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and other local, state, and federal partners, to test incident response capabilities in a hypothetical complex and coordinated attack at BOK Center and Cox Business Center, two popular event venues in downtown Tulsa.
Last Published Date: November 20, 2019
SCSI Project offer public safety organizations the chance to enhance their communications operability and interoperability by sharing infrastructure, capabilities, and services in support of their mission critical functions.
October 2, 2019
Last week, CISA released an update to the National Emergency Communications Plan (NECP), the Nation’s strategic plan to strengthen and enhance emergency communications capabilities. The NECP provides guidance to those that plan for, coordinate, maintain, invest in, and use operable and interoperable communications to support public safety operations.
Release Date: September 24, 2019
Today, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released an update to the National Emergency Communications Plan (NECP). The NECP is the nation’s strategic plan for coordinating and advancing emergency communications to establish and maintain operability, interoperability, and continuity.
Last Published Date: September 25, 2019