Best Practices

Rack Card

This poster and postcard explains how to know which items in your store can be used to make homemade explosives and recognizing suspicious behaviors that can help prevent bombing incidents.

BMAP Hotel Card

This poster and postcard explains how hotels and lodging facilities can be venues for criminal or terrorist activities. Be alert to any persons who behave suspiciously or engage in unusual actions or activities.

2019 Edition - Armed Contract Security Officers in Federal Facilities: An Interagency Security Committee Best Practice (ACSO)

This ACSO Best Practice document defines the functions of a contract security force as a countermeasure; lists the minimum criteria for suitability, physical, medical, training/education,experience, grooming/appearance, uniforms, and equipment; and provides factors that estimate security staffing levels for specific security posts.

Guidance on Consent Banners

CISA has identified nine factors that entities should consider as they develop banners that provide notice to employees of network monitoring and seek their consent. There is one set of guidance for state, local, tribal and territorial governments, and another set of guidance for private sector entities.