DHS Releases Sector Risk Snapshot

The Department of Homeland Security recently released Sector Risk Snapshots, an overview and risk profile for the 16 critical infrastructure sectors and 11 of the subsectors and transportation modes. Each two-page overview provides a quick look at the sector, common threats and hazards concerning each sector, and lists primary dependencies and interdependencies between sectors.

PDF pages 25–26 cover the Government Facilities Sector. This sector includes the Education Facilities Subsector, which covers pre-kindergarten through 12th grade schools, institutions of higher education, and business and trade schools. The Government Facilities Sector also includes the National Monuments and Icons Subsector, which includes assets listed in the National Register of Historic Places and the List of National Historic Landmarks.