DHS/CISA OBP Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) Awareness Courses – September Schedule Open for Registration

DHS/CISA OBP Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) Awareness Courses – September Schedule Open for Registration Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) courses provide general awareness level counter-improvised explosive device (C-IED) information to a broad audience through an on-line virtual training experience with a live instructor. Perfect for participants with time availability constraints, they can be taken as stand-alone…
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CISA Region 6 Active Shooter Preparedness Webinar

CISA Region 6 Active Shooter Preparedness Webinar The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Region 6 (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas) invites you to join a two-hour security webinar to enhance your organization’s resilience in case of an active shooter incident. Thursday, October 6, 2022 1:00 p.m. Central Time (12:00 p.m. EDT)  THIS…
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DHS/CISA October Active Shooter Webinar (Free)

DHS/CISA October Active Shooter Webinar (Free) The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Region 4 (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee) invites you to join a two-hour security webinar to enhance your organization’s resilience in case of an active shooter incident. Please see the attached Active Shooter Webinar Flyer for…
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CISA Releases the Physical Security Considerations for Temporary Facilities Fact Sheet

CISA Releases the Physical Security Considerations for Temporary Facilities Fact Sheet The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is pleased to announce the release of a new informational product titled Physical Security Considerations for Temporary Facilities to assist temporary facility operators with recommendations for securing special events and public gatherings. Temporary facilities are established for set…
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CISA and FBI Released a Joint Cybersecurity Advisory on Zeppelin Ransomware

CISA and FBI Released a Joint Cybersecurity Advisory on Zeppelin Ransomware The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) recently released a joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) with technical details on Zeppelin ransomware along with recommend actions, mitigations, and resources for organizations to use to protect and respond to this…
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DHS/CISA Region 6 Active Shooter Preparedness Webinar

DHS/CISA Region 6 Active Shooter Preparedness Webinar Thursday, September 8, 2022 10:00 a.m. Central Time (11:00 a.m. EDT)  THIS IS NOT A TACTICAL TRAINING COURSE The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Region 6 (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas) invites you to join a two-hour security webinar to enhance awareness of and response to…
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CISA Active Shooter Preparedness Webinar

CISA Active Shooter Preparedness Webinar  Wednesday, September 14, 2022 12:00 pm CDT (1:00 p.m. EDT) THIS IS NOT A TACTICAL TRAINING COURSE The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Region 4 (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee) invites you to join a two-hour security webinar to enhance awareness of and response…
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Upcoming DHS/CISA Improvised Explosive Device/Bombing Awareness Courses: Lowell, AR September 20-22, 2022

Upcoming DHS/CISA Improvised Explosive Device/Bombing Awareness Courses: Lowell, AR September 20-22, 2022  Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Search Procedures Course (PER-339) September 21, 2022 8:00 am – 5:00 pm  Arkansas State Police – Troop L Training Room – C121 1120 W Monroe Ave. Lowell, AR 72745  Event Purpose – View Flyer here The Improvised Explosive Device…
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What/Who is Cisa?

On November 16, 2018, President Trump signed into law the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2018, which elevated the mission of the former NPPD within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), establishing the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).  CISA is a successor agency to NPPD and assists both other government agencies and private sector organizations in addressing infrastructure and cybersecurity issues.

IRPT works closely with CISA to inform the inland river industry of available training courses offered by CISA, current potential threats to infrastructure and/or cyber that could adversely impact industry, and free services CISA provides that are available to industry.

CISA subcomponents include the:

 

Regional/District Contacts: