19 May, 2020
Advisory Memorandum on Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers During COVID-19 Response
United States. Department of Homeland Security
Krebs, Christopher
From the Document: "The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) executes the Secretary of Homeland Security's authorities to secure critical infrastructure. Consistent with these authorities, CISA has developed, in collaboration with other federal agencies, State and local governments, and the private sector, an 'Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce' advisory list. This list is intended to help State, local, tribal and territorial officials as they work to protect their communities, while ensuring continuity of functions critical to public health and safety, as well as economic and national security. Decisions informed by this list should also take into consideration additional public health considerations based on the specific COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019]-related concerns of particular jurisdictions. [...] The advisory list identifies workers who conduct a range of operations and services that are typically essential to continued critical infrastructure viability, including staffing operations centers, maintaining and repairing critical infrastructure, operating call centers, working construction, and performing operational functions, among others. It also includes workers who support crucial supply chains and enable functions for critical infrastructure. The industries they support represent, but are not limited to, medical and healthcare, telecommunications, information technology systems, defense, food and agriculture, transportation and logistics, energy, water and wastewater, law enforcement, and public works."
    Details
  • URL
  • Author
    Krebs, Christopher
  • Publisher
    United States. Department of Homeland Security
  • Date
    19 May, 2020
  • Copyright
    Public Domain
  • Retrieved From
    Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency: www.cisa.gov/
  • Format
    pdf
  • Media Type
    application/pdf
  • Subjects
    COVID-19 (Disease)
    Critical infrastructure
    Disaster recovery
    Employees
  • Resource Group
    Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
  • Series
    COVID 19 Resources

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