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Emergency Preparedness and Infrastructure Resilience (EPIR) Committee

 

Current Activities

 

1130 – 1230 on November 14, 2019 – EPIR Presentation in Support of National Critical Infrastructure and Resilience Month

  • Michael Chipley, PhD, PMP, LEED AP
    “Cybersecurity of Facility-Related Control Systems (FRCS) and the DoD CIO Risk Management Framework”
  • Michael Wu – Principal at Converge Strategies
    “Military Energy Resilience Catalyst (MERC) and Regional Identification of Gaps in Operational Resilience (RIGOR)”

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Mission

The SAME NoVA Post EPIR Committee is formed to support SAME goals in resilience in the Northern Virginia region by contributing to government and private sector collaboration to minimize the impacts of and enhance effective response to natural or man-made threats.  This goal is accomplished by developing and sustaining programs to enhance emergency preparedness and infrastructure resilience related to water, cybersecurity, energy, and other assets critical to the nation and Northern Virginia.  The SAME NoVA Post EPIR Committee engages with federal, state, regional, and local government stakeholders along with public and private industry to assist with disaster responses and emergency preparedness, including establishing relationships between these agencies with NoVA post member companies, local universities, and other key players who can provide support.

 

Objectives

  • Leverage local and regional stakeholders to provide resiliency/recovery training and awareness to both members and stakeholders with regards to local infrastructure risks and mitigation strategies.
  • Provide joint training and awareness to NoVA post members, and local and regional stakeholders with regards to the efficient development, implementation and use of new and existing technologies that improve infrastructure resilience.
  • Provide joint training and awareness to NoVA post members, and local and regional stakeholders with regards to cybersecurity challenges and solutions.
  •  Provide joint training and awareness to NoVA post members, and local and regional stakeholders with regards to water and energy challenges and solutions.

 

Links (Sign Up for Alerts at the State and Local Emergency Management Offices/Agencies)

Federal

  • Presidential Directive 8 - National Preparedness
  • Legislation, Instructions, Manuals, Policies, Plans and Memos (includes the following)
    • FY19 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Section (Sec) 1643. Designation of Official for Matters Relating to Integrating Cybersecurity and Industrial Control Systems within the Department of Defense
    • FY18 NDAA Sec 1639. Measurement of Compliance with Cybersecurity Requirements for Industrial Control Systems
    • FY18 NDAA Sec 1629. Measurement of Compliance with Cybersecurity Requirements for Industrial Control Systems
    • FY17 NDAA Sec 1643. Assessment of Defense Critical Electric Infrastructure
    • FY17 NDAA Sec 1650. Evaluation of Cyber Vulnerabilities of Department of Defense Critical Infrastructure
    • Executive Order 13636: Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity 2013
    • Executive Order 13800: Strengthening The Cybersecurity Of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure 2017
    • Presidential Policy Directive/PPD–21 Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience 2016

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