First Responders

CFATS: Cyber Reporting

This resource provides an overview of Risk-Based Performance Standard (RBPS) 8 – Cyber and RBPS 15 – Reporting of Significant Security Incidents require facilities covered under the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program to establish protocols for identifying and reporting significant cyber incidents to appropriate facility personnel, local law enforcement, and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

CISA, Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Local Partners Conduct Joint Exercise to Keep Indianapolis 500 Fans Safe

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Indianapolis Motor Speedway, state and local first responders, law enforcement officials, and local businesses held a tabletop exercise today to test response plans around hypothetical public safety incidents on the day of the Indianapolis 500, scheduled for Sunday, May 30.  Representatives from multiple government agencies and the community discussed their roles, shared best practices, and improved coordination mechanisms to help keep the public safe.  The exercise is part of an ongoing public safety efforts surrounding the Indianapolis 500 and was not in response to any specific threat.
Last Published Date: April 13, 2021

CISA, NASCAR, Talladega Superspeedway and Local Partners Conduct Joint Exercise to Keep GEICO 500 Fans Safe

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), NASCAR, the Talladega Superspeedway, state and local first responders, law enforcement officials, and local businesses held a tabletop exercise today to test response plans around hypothetical public safety incidents on the day of the GEICO 500.
Last Published Date: March 30, 2021

CISA Takes the Next Step in Advancing Emergency Communications Next Generation Priority Services

WASHINGTON- The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced today it will pilot a new technology in support of the Next Generation Network Priority Service (NGN-PS) Phase 2 program, which provides first responders and emergency managers with priority voice, data, and video communications during emergencies and widespread outages. This pilot is part of CISA’s ongoing development of priority services for voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)-based networks.

Last Published Date: February 2, 2021