Policy, Strategy and Doctrinal Products

CISA Strategic Intent

This document lays out the strategic vision and operational priorities of the CISA Director. It provides a general approach for how we execute our responsibilities and serves as a reference point for our employees and partners to guide our work and create unity of effort. It aims to position us to successfully meet our mission in the coming years and decades. It serves as the interim strategy as we develop a longer-term strategic plan.


The FY19 CFATS Outreach Implementation Plan details the progress made on the CFATS program outreach goals and activities in FY18 and outlines the FY19 outreach goals.

Supporting Transparency in the Marketplace Summary

Presidential Executive Order (EO) 13800 - Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure, required the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in coordination with the Secretary of Commerce to provide a report to the President by August 9, 2017 that examines the sufficiency of existing Federal policies and practices to promote appropriate market transparency of cybersecurity risk management practices, with a focus on publicly traded critical infrastructure entities.

CFATS Penalty Policy

The Policy for Assessing Civil Penalties Under the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) outlines the policies and procedures that the Department of Homeland Security's Infrastructure Security Compliance Division (ISCD) follows to assess civil penalties for chemical facilities found to be in violation of CFATS.