With the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program set to officially sunset in April 2020, a hearing was held on September 11, 2019, before the House Energy and Commerce Committee regarding the status of the program.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and industry have partnered to develop a capability to manage national airspace drone traffic, called Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM).
Representative Fred Upton (R – MI) introduced House Resolution (H.R.) 5175, the “Pipeline and LNG Facility Cybersecurity Preparedness Act,” which would require the Secretary of Energy to implement a program for physical security and cybersecurity for pipelines and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facilities.
This week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a Notice and Request for Comments and Revision of Information Collection Request (ICR) (Notice) regarding various changes it expects to make to the Chemical Security Assessment Tool (CSAT), and specifically, the Top-Screen, Security Vulnerability Assessment (SVA), and Site Security Plan (SSP) surveys.