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The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) has published a draft of NVIC 05-17, Guidelines for Addressing Cyber Risks at Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) Regulated Facilities. While NVICs do not require public comment, the USCG is requesting comment on NVIC 05-17 through a Federal Register notice, which was published on July 12, 2017.
In June 2017, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) published the “Evaluation of Existing Coast Guard Regulations, Guidance Documents, Interpretative Documents, and Collections of Information” in the Federal Register that requested comments on USCG regulations, guidance documents, and interpretative documents that industry believes should be repealed, replaced, or modified.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has invited public comment on an Information Collection Request (ICR) seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to continue collecting pipeline critical facility security information.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), for review and approval, that will allow an individual to provide a TSA Pre-Check Know Traveler Number (KTN) to TSA in order to access SSI.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a printer-friendly flyer for reporting a Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) violation.
The Roberts Law Group and Chemical Security Group will host a Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS), Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA), and Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Reader Update and Compliance Workshop on September 12 and 13, 2017.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP), and the Chemical Sector Coordinating Council announced that the 2017 DHS Chemical Sector Security Summit would be held July 19, 2017 through July 21, 2017 in Houston, Texas.
On May 31, 2017, the TWIC Stakeholder Communication Committee quarterly meeting was held at TSA Headquarters in Arlington, Virginia.
On May 17, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) updated its guidance for National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) implications on Risk Based Performance Standard (RBPS) 13 – Elevated Threats – to account for NTAS Bulletins.
In May 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a new Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Quarterly.
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