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The United States Department of Homeland Security is a cabinet department of the United States federal government with responsibilities in public security,
Whether it’s a planned event like the Super Bowl, or a catastrophic event such as a hurricane, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Protection and Programs Directorate’s Office of Infrastructure Protection is ready to work with businesses, communities, and local governments across the United States to enhance the security and resilience of the nation’s critical infrastructure and to prepare for and recover from any hazard.
Our Nation’s well-being relies upon secure and resilient critical infrastructure—the assets, systems, and networks that underpin American society. The National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP)—NIPP 2013: Partnering for Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience—outlines how government and private sector participants in the critical infrastructure community work together to manage risks and achieve security and resilience outcomes.