The 12th Chemical Sector Security Summit kicked off on July 16, 2019, in New Orleans, Louisiana brought together government and industry national security experts from all over the country to network and share best practices about chemical security.
Read or download the 2019 Chemical Sector Security Summit Agenda to view registration, session, and speaker information.
The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program is a risk-based, regulatory program that sets the standards for security at the Nation’s high-risk chemical facilities. To determine if a chemical facility is high-risk and thereby covered under CFATS, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) uses a dynamic risk assessment process.
In March 2014, the Critical Five countries (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States) published a shared narrative on “Forging a Common Understanding for Critical Infrastructure.” This paper lays out how each country addresses critical infrastructure as a basis for clearly articulating and communicating a common message on the value, meaning, and importance of critical infrastructure.
In today’s interdependent and interconnected world, the safety and security of critical infrastructure requires concerted efforts of public private partners around the globe.
In October of 2015, the Critical Five countries (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States) published a shared narrative on “The Role of Critical Infrastructure in National Prosperity.” This paper highlights how resilient infrastructure enhances economic prosperity and provides examples of how each country works to enhance investment in infrastructure; challenges, disruptions, and their impacts to national economies; and the vital role of cyber infrastructure to growing and sustaining national economies.