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IS-860.C: The National Infrastructure Protection Plan, An Introduction

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Course Overview

Ensuring the security and resilience of the critical infrastructure of the United States is essential to the Nation’s security, public health and safety, economic vitality, and way of life. The purpose of this course is to present an overview of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP). The NIPP provides the unifying structure for the integration of existing and future critical infrastructure security and resilience efforts into a single national program.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe NIPP 2013 key concepts across the entire critical infrastructure community - including private sector and government at all levels.
  • Describe the core tenets and the values and assumptions considered when planning for critical infrastructure security and resilience.
  • Identify activities critical partners may implement to achieve national goals aimed at enhancing critical infrastructure security and resilience put forward in the NIPP 2013 Call to Action.
  • Describe ways to apply these concepts to support security and resilience within your community or area of responsibility.

Primary Audience

The course is intended for DHS and other Federal staff responsible for implementing the NIPP, and Tribal, State, local and private sector emergency management professionals.





Course Length:

2 hours
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