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US launches “Shields Ready” campaign to secure critical infrastructure

November 8, 2023


The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced the launch of the “Shields Ready” campaign to promote critical national infrastructure (CNI) security and resilience. Shields Ready focuses on broad, strategic strategies for preparing critical infrastructure organizations for potential disruption and building more resilience into systems, facilities, and processes. It complements CISA’s “Shields Up” campaign, which encourages critical infrastructure stakeholders to take specific, time-sensitive actions that reduce risk in response to specific threat intelligence during cyberattacks, physical security threats, or natural disasters in response to specific threat intelligence.

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