ND InfraGard Sponsorship Kit

The ND InfraGard Sponsorship Kit is an easy way to support your local chapter.  For more information download the kit here.  Thank you for supporting your local chapter of the InfraGard!

Who to call (agencies and contact) and when

DHS –

Don Ronsberg, Protective Security Advisor, North Dakota Districtrict, Infrastructure Protection, U.S. Department of Homeland Security,  701.516.3940    donald.ronsberg@hq.dhs.gov

Webinar Training Opportunity from DHS – the Joint Critical Infrastructure Partnership Webinar Series –  JCIP Webinar Series Flyer received 8-29-30

FBI –
DOJ –
BCI –
Secret Service –
Local law enforcement –

Documents from agency partners

The U. S. Department of Homeland Security has a wealth of internet resources available to you! Please check out the attached document that details such things as the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP), Executive Order 13636 for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, Presidential Policy Directive (PPD) – 21 on Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience,  Food Defense, Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN), and the NCCIC Weekly Analytic Synopsis Product (WASP) and much, much more. In this document you will find explanations as well as the process to gain access to this information. This information has been provided by Don Ronsberg – Protective Security Advisor, North Dakota District, Infrastructure Protection for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.       DHS Internet Resources Listing 7-9-13

The Department of Homeland Security has information such as the “Monthly Open Source Infrastructure Cyber Read File” produced by the Industry Engagement and Resilience (IER) branch of the Office of Cybersecurity. This is available on the Homeland Security Information Network – Critical Sectors Portal (HSIN-CS). To gain access to HSIN-CS, please email your name, organization, title or position, critical infrastructure Sector membership, professional email address, and immediate supervisor’s or sponsor’s title and contact information to: hsincs@hq.dhs.gov . Again contact Don Ronsberg for sponsorship and/or additional information.

The National InfraGard Member Alliance (INMA) has announced the Sector Chief Initiative. This inititative is aimed at identifying motivated leaders within each critical infrastructure sector who are interested in serving as an industry subject matter expert. The Chiefs role includes prmoting collaboration amugst InfraGard members in their respective sector and providing subject matter expertise to a local FBI field office. Additionally Sector Chiefs will be asked to serve as outreach advocates for the InfraGard Program, work with other professional organizations to encourage their participation with the InfraGard Program, and assist in the recruitment and retention of sector members.     Integrated Message 9_SectorChiefInitiative_08052013_FINAL

The National InfraGard Member Alliance (INMA) Annual Congress was held on September 4, 2013. Dave Hinkley and Tim Sanden, ND InfraGard Member Alliance Board Members, represented the North Dakota Chapter on the Secure Video TeleConference. Here is the review message released about the event. 2013 Annual Congress Review Message 9-24-13

Links to valuable web sites

Online application for InfraGard membership.

infragard.org – InfraGard National web site

fbi.gov – FBI web site

nd.gov/des/homeland – ND Homeland Security