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CISA Exercise Support Services Industry Day August 21 2023.pdf

Posted: Sept. 6, 2023 • Type: .pdf • Size: 1.58MB


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industry day presentation for CISA Exercise Support Services held on August 21, 2023. The presentation included key information such as the agenda, ground rules, program overview, scope and tasks overview, and a question and answer period. Presenters included individuals like Patricia Smart and Patrick J. Starke, who discussed the purpose of the exercise support services to assist CISA in planning, conducting, evaluating, and managing cyber and infrastructure security exercises. The document outlined the timeline for awarding contracts in mid-late FY24 and highlighted clearance requirements up to Top Secret/SCI level.

Furthermore, the presentation detailed the types of exercises conducted by CISA, such as virtual, in-person, discussion-based, and operations-based exercises focusing on various scenarios like pandemics, elections, ransomware, active shooter incidents, and more. It also emphasized collaboration with federal agencies, regional and state entities, private sector partners, special events, and international organizations.

The document provided insights into exercise planning methodologies used by CISA, including HSEEP guidelines for designing exercises and developing scenarios to enhance cybersecurity resilience across critical infrastructure sectors.

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