CISA: Hurricane Response Webinar

By Crystal Hutchinson | May 22, 2022

CISA’s 2022 Hurricane Season Preparedness webinar will be held June 1 Please see the information below regarding the upcoming CISA 2022 Hurricane Season Preparedness Webinar.  If you have any questions please let me know. Chad Johnston Protective Security Advisor-Arkansas, Region VI Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency 501-414-1468 (Cell) Chad.Johnston@cisa.dhs.gov   Of all recorded weather disasters…

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OBP Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) Awareness Courses – June Schedule

By Crystal Hutchinson | May 19, 2022

OBP Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) Awareness Courses – June Schedule Attached and below is the Office for Bombing Prevention Virtual and Instructor Lead Awareness Classes for June. 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…

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DHS/CISA Services Catalog Update

By Crystal Hutchinson | May 19, 2022

DHS/CISA Services Catalog Update The CISA Services Catalog was updated late last year and is currently undergoing a mid-year update with existing data and adding a handful of new services.  Please bookmark the link and also share the information and share widely as you see necessary.  There is a PDF and HTML version (both released…

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CISA Adds Exploited Vulnerabilities to Catalog

By Crystal Hutchinson | May 16, 2022

CISA has added five new vulnerabilities to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog, based on evidence of active exploitation. These types of vulnerabilities are a frequent attack vector for malicious cyber actors and pose significant risk to the federal enterprise. Note: to view the newly added vulnerabilities in the catalog, click on the arrow on the…

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New cyber advisory:  MSPs and customers urged to adopt a shared commitment to security and implement baseline measures and controls

By Crystal Hutchinson | May 12, 2022

New cyber advisory:  MSPs and customers urged to adopt a shared commitment to security and implement baseline measures and controls The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced a joint Cybersecurity Advisory that urges managed service providers (MSPs) and customers to adopt a shared commitment to security and implement baseline measures and controls. Published in partnership…

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CISA Region 6 – June Active Shooter Webinar Invitation

By Crystal Hutchinson | May 11, 2022

All, attached is the upcoming CISA Region 6 Active Shooter Preparedness Webinar on June 7.  You if would like to register please see the attached PDF for additional information. Chad Johnston Protective Security Advisor-Arkansas, Region VI Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency 501-414-1468 (Cell) Chad.Johnston@cisa.dhs.gov   THIS IS NOT A TACTICAL TRAINING COURSE  About this event…

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CISA Cyber Training Bulletin – May and June

By Crystal Hutchinson | May 11, 2022

Cyber Training Bulletin – May and June 2022

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U.S. Government Attributes Cyberattacks on SATCOM Networks to Russian State-Sponsored Malicious Cyber Actors

By Crystal Hutchinson | May 11, 2022

  The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have updated the joint cybersecurity advisory, Strengthening Cybersecurity of SATCOM Network Providers and Customers, originally released March 17, 2022, with U.S. government attribution to Russian state-sponsored malicious cyber actors. The United States assesses Russia launched cyberattacks in late February against commercial satellite…

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CISA and FBI Update Advisory on Destructive Malware Targeting Organizations in Ukraine

By Crystal Hutchinson | April 29, 2022

CISA and FBI Update Advisory on Destructive Malware Targeting Organizations in Ukraine As an update to CISA and FBI joint Cybersecurity Advisory on “Destructive Malware Targeting Organizations in Ukraine,” originally published February 26,  both agencies published additional indicators of compromise (IOC) for WhisperGate and three malware analysis reports (MAR) with technical details for HermeticWiper, IsaacWiper,…

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CISA, FBI, NSA, and International Partners Urge Organizations to Mitigate Top Routinely Exploited Vulnerabilities in New Cyber Advisory

By Crystal Hutchinson | April 27, 2022

  CISA, FBI, NSA, and International Partners Urge Organizations to Mitigate Top Routinely Exploited Vulnerabilities in New Cyber Advisory   The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), in partnership with cybersecurity authorities of Australia[1], Canada[2], New Zealand[3], United Kingdom[4], the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and National Security Agency (NSA), announced a joint Cybersecurity Advisory…

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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: