Sector-Specific Agency (SSA)

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The US Presidential Policy Directive 21 (PPD-21): Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience [1] designated a Federal department or agency with responsibility for providing institutional knowledge and specialized expertise as well as leading, facilitating, or supporting the security and resilience programs and associated activities of its designated Critical Infrastructure Sector in the All Hazards environment.

In the table below, the appointed SSAs are presented [2]:

SSA Sector
The Department of Homeland Security Chemical Sector
The Department of Homeland Security Commercial Facilities Sector
The Department of Homeland Security Communications Sector
The Department of Homeland Security Critical Manufacturing Sector
Department of Homeland Security Dams Sector
Department of Defense Defense Industrial Base Secto
Department of Homeland Security Emergency Services Sector
Department of Energy Energy Sector
Department of Treasury Financial Services Sector
Department of Agriculture, Department of Health and Human Services Food and Agriculture Sector
Department of Homeland Security, General Services Administration Government Facilities Sector
Department of Health and Human Services Healthcare and Public Health Sector
Department of Homeland Security Information Technology Sector
Department of Homeland Security Nuclear Reactors, Materials, and Waste Sector
Department of Homeland Security, Department of Transportation Transportation Systems Sector
Environmental Protection Agency Water and Wastewater Systems Sector


See also

Notes

  1. PDD-13
  2. DHS set of appointed SSA