The latest incident response report from the Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) — part of DHS — warns of an ongoing cyberattack against the computer networks of US natural gas pipeline companies.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Private Sector Resources Catalog has been completely updated and reorganized to ensure that you and your organization can quickly and easily find all the resources that you need.
By the end of April, terror threats to the U.S. will no longer be described in shades of green, blue, yellow, orange and red, The Associated Press has learned.
The second edition of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Risk Lexicon is now available.
Public Law 110-53 includes a provision (Title IX, PS-Prep), for the development of a voluntary disaster preparedness certification process for private sector entities. This voluntary certification and accreditation program is being developed and managed by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano announced the adoption of the final standards for the Voluntary Private Sector Preparedness Accreditation and Certification Program (PS-Prep)—a major milestone in DHS’ implementation of a program recommended by the 9/11 Commission to improve private sector preparedness for disasters and emergencies.
Homeland Security Survey Shows Similar Structures Across States, Evolving Priorities, Funding Concerns
Results of an annual survey of governors homeland security advisors, released during the National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting this week, showed similar homeland security governance structures across states, evolving priorities as a result of current events like the H1N1 pandemic and concerns about sustaining security capabilities under current funding mechanisms.
There is growing interest in the subject of resilience on the part of President Obama’s Administration, as well as lively discussion regarding this issue in academic, business, and governmental circles. This article offers an operational framework that can prove useful to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and stakeholders at all levels, both public and private, as a basis for incorporating resilience into our infrastructure and society in order to make the nation safer.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) unveiled a new website, “Critical Infrastructure Protection,” as part of the agency’s attempt to raise public awareness of the importance of critical infrastructure and key assets (CIKR). The page contains links to critical infrastructure protection programs and plans, as well as resources.
Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced the launch of DisasterRecoveryWorkingGroup.gov—a new interagency website that will allow federal disaster recovery officials to solicit public comments from state, local and tribal partners and the public.
BS 25999 is a business continuity management standard developed by British Standards Institution and is used by businesses globally. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced its intent to adopt BS 25999 (which comes in two parts) on a trial basis as one of three standards for use in the Voluntary Private Sector Preparedness Accreditation and Certification Program (PS-Prep).
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