Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency / Region 6

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Region 6 is hosting monthly webinars to support our partners in strengthening their cyber and physical security posture. Each webinar will allow participants an opportunity to ask questions and provide comments on the topic. Participants will also learn and participate in discussions on…
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CISA: Active Shooter Preparedness Webinar

Active Shooter Preparedness Webinar – August 24, 2022 @ 2:00pm Attached is an invitation, including a registration link, for an upcoming CISA Active Shooter Preparedness Webinar which is scheduled for August 24th at 2:00pm.  Below is additional information on the Webinar: Preparing employees for a potential active shooter incident is an integral component of an…
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CISA/OBP Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) August Course Schedule

The Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP) Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) August Course Schedule has been published.  If you feel that your state would benefit from this type of awareness training, please feel free to distribute. OBP Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) Awareness Courses – August Schedule Open for Registration The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Office…
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CISA Office for Bombing Prevention: Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Search Procedures Course (PER-339)

CISA Office for Bombing Prevention | Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Search Procedures Course (PER-339)  Arkansas State University – First National Bank Arena – (Enter at the Lower Red Entrance) Hames Room 217 Olympic Drive Jonesboro, AR 72401 Date: August 2 and 4, 2022 Start Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (Same Class Repeated) Registration Information:…
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CISA: Active Shooter Preparedness Webinar: Region 4

CISA: Active Shooter Preparedness Webinar Region 4 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 to an active shooter event. Preparing employees for…
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DHS/CISA: Region 6 Active Shooter Preparedness Webinar, August 11, 2022

DHS/CISA Region 6 Active Shooter Preparedness Webinar: August 11, 2022 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 an active shooter event. Registration for this event…
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CISA, NSA and International Partners Release PowerShell Security Measures Guidance

CISA, NSA and International Partners Release PowerShell Security Measures Guidance  The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), National Security Agency (NSA), the New Zealand National Cyber Security Centre (NZ NCSC), and the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC-UK) published a cybersecurity information sheet (CIS), “Keeping PowerShell: Security Measures to Use and Embrace,” with technical…
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Notice of Federal Advisory Committee virtual meeting: National Maritime Security Advisory Committee

National Maritime Security Advisory Committee Notice number: 2022-13341 Date: Submit your comments no later than July 8, 2022 U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security.  Notice of Federal Advisory Committee virtual meeting.  The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (Committee) will conduct a virtual meeting, to review and discuss matters relating to national maritime security. Specifically,…
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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: