The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released the Mitigating Attacks on Houses of Worship Security Guide and Fact Sheet to help houses of worship understand and mitigate potential threats. Houses of worship face a breadth of threats on a daily basis, and the security guide makes a number of recommendations based on an analysis often years of data on targeted attacks on houses of worship. Threats range from physical attacks such as active shooter incidents, arsons, or bombings to less visible cyberattacks.

“CISA has a strong partnership with faith-based communities and today’s release of the Mitigating Attacks on the Houses of Worship Security Guide furthers that partnership to share best practices to make our nation’s houses of worship more safe and resilient,” said CISA Acting Assistant Director for Infrastructure Security Scott Breor.

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