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FEMA and CISA Virtual Tribal Consultation to Discuss the Tribal Cybersecurity Grant Program

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FEMA and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) will host a virtual tribal consultation to discuss the Tribal Cybersecurity Grant Program.

Ngày tháng: Tháng 8 17, 2022

Thời gian: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Virtual

Vị trí:

Meeting ID: 161 323 0482
Passcode: 175906
Join by phone: (551) 285-1373

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Event Details

FEMA and CISA will host a virtual tribal consultation on the Tribal Cybersecurity Grant Program, led by FEMA and CISA senior leadership. The program aims to address cybersecurity risks and threats to information systems owned or operated by, or on behalf of, tribal nations. Tribal governments will receive $6 million in fiscal year 2022 funding under the grant program; additional funding will be available in fiscal years 2023-2025. FEMA will conduct eligibility reviews, issue guidance, and programmatically and financially manage grant awards and CISA will provide subject-matter expertise.

Event Topics

  • Summary of the new law;
  • Funding considerations;
  • FEMA and CISA collaboration;
  • Program goals and objectives;
  • Planning committees;
  • Cybersecurity plans;
  • FEMA/CISA implementation approach; and
  • Timelines.

 

During the virtual session, FEMA and CISA will be prioritizing comments from Tribal Leaders and representatives of Tribal Nations. If there is time remaining, FEMA will invite comments from others in attendance.

Written Comments

UPDATE: The open comment period for the Tribal Cybersecurity Grant Program has been extended until October 17, 2022. Please direct questions and written comments to gpd-comms@fema.dhs.gov.

Event Agenda

 

Timing Session Presenter(s)
1:30 – 1:35 pm Welcome and Introductions Bambi Kraus, FEMA National Tribal Affairs Advisor
1:35 - 1:45 pm Opening Remarks Pamela Williams, Assistant Administrator for the Grant Programs Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Trent Frazier, Deputy Assistant Director, Stakeholder Engagement, Cybersecurity and Information Security Agency (CISA)
1:45 – 3:25 pm

Presentation and Discussion

  • Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) Overview
  • CISA/FEMA partnership
  • Tribal Cybersecurity Grant Program Overview

Tribal Leader Comments and Feedback

  • Discussion
Pamela Williams, Assistant Administrator for the Grant Programs Directorate


Moderator: Bambi Kraus, FEMA National Tribal Affairs Advisor
3:25 - 3:30 pm Closing Remarks Pamela Williams, Assistant Administrator for the Grant Programs Directorate

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