CISA – Active Shooter Preparedness Webinars

  Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Active Shooter Preparedness Webinars   Virtual active shooter preparedness courses are currently being offered.  If you are interested in attending, please click on the registration links below.   December 9th, 2020 2:00 PM EST – To register visit:–cisa-region-ii-nj-ny-pr-usvi/    December 16th, 2020 2:00 PM EST…
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CISA: Cyber Essentials Toolkit

Please share this information as an update to the previous cyber essential overall package that was send out earlier this year.  If you have any questions, please let me know.  Thank you.   The next Cyber Essentials Toolkit has arrived: Chapter 5: Your Data – Make backups and avoid the loss of information critical to…
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CISA and MS-ISAC Release Joint Ransomware Guide

Good morning Ports & Waterways Valued Stakeholders: Providing below CISA and MS-ISAC Release Joint Ransomware Guide information with link to Guide. CISA and MS-ISAC Release Joint Ransomware Guide   September 30, 2020   WASHINGTON – The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) are releasing a joint Ransomware…
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CISA Releases Telework Essentials Toolkit

Today, CISA released the Telework Essentials Toolkit to support your transition further. The toolkit provides a long-term strategy for business leaders and their IT staff and employees to establish a more permanent telework solution for end users beyond what may have been implemented as a quick fix or temporary solution.   It is more important…
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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: