Critical Infrastructure

Secure the Nations Critical Infrastructure using the following programs:


The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) annually conducts a Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA). The THIRA identifies and analyzes the threats and hazards that face a jurisdiction (in this case the State of Louisiana) and estimates their impacts on the 31 Core Capabilities created by the National Preparedness Goal. Capability Targets are then created in order mitigate or minimize those impacts and allow for the accomplishment of the Core Capabilities. Upon completion of the THIRA, resources needed to meet the Capability Targets are identified through a Capability Estimation process. Finally, a State Preparedness Report (SPR) is prepared to determine where the State is in relation to where is wants to be in regard to the Capability Targets.


This powerful analysis tool uses the protection and resilience data from completed surveys and assessments to enhance steady state, special event, and domestic incident support capabilities. It enables users to make predictions regarding the impact of various emergencies, and prioritize their planning, protection, response, and recovery efforts. GOHSEP provides access to the system on a need-to-know basis screened by the IP Gateway administrator. Prerequisite is PCII.

Protected Critical Infrastructure Information (PCII)

DATA CALL-The IDCA is a secure, Web-based application developed in partnership with the DHS Office of Infrastructure Protection's Sector Outreach and Program Division, Protective Security Coordination Division, Infrastructure Analysis and Strategy Division, and the Infrastructure Information Collection Division.

The IDCA enables State and Territorial Homeland Security Advisors, Critical Infrastructure Federal Sector-Specific Agencies, and Protective Security Advisors to input critical infrastructure information and nominate infrastructure for consideration by the Homeland.

Critical Infrastructure - CI):
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Critical Infrastructure Program

National Infrastructure Protection Plan 2013 - NIPP
The National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) provides a coordinated approach to critical infrastructure and key resource protection roles and responsibilities for federal, state, local, tribal, and private sector security partners.

DHS Daily Open-Source Infrastructure Report
The DHS Daily Open-Source Infrastructure Report is a non-commercial publication intended to educate and inform personnel engaged in infrastructure protection. The DHS/IAIP Daily Open-Source Infrastructure Report is archived for two weeks.

National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace
This strategy is part of our overall effort to protect the nation. The purpose of this document is to engage and empower Americans to secure the portions of cyberspace that they own, operate, control, or with which they interact.

National Strategy for Physical Protection of Critical Infrastructure and Key Assets
The President's Plan to Protect Critical Infrastructure

InfraGard provides members with information about recent intrusions, research related to critical infrastructure protection, and the capability to communicate securely with other members.

InfraGard Louisiana Chapters
Southeast Louisiana Members Alliance

Governor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness
7667 Independence Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 925-7500

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