United States Code

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§ 651.
In this part:
Critical infrastructure information

The term “critical infrastructure information” has the meaning given the term in section 671 of this title.

Cybersecurity risk

The term “cybersecurity risk” has the meaning given the term in section 659 of this title.

Cybersecurity threat

The term “cybersecurity threat” has the meaning given the term in section 1501(5) of this title.

National cybersecurity asset response activities
The term “national cybersecurity asset response activities” means—
identifying other entities that may be at risk of an incident and assessing risk to the same or similar vulnerabilities;
assessing potential cybersecurity risks to a sector or region, including potential cascading effects, and developing courses of action to mitigate such risks;
facilitating information sharing and operational coordination with threat response; and
providing guidance on how best to utilize Federal resources and capabilities in a timely, effective manner to speed recovery from cybersecurity risks.
Sector Risk Management Agency

The term “Sector Risk Management Agency” means a Federal department or agency, designated by law or presidential directive, with responsibility for providing institutional knowledge and specialized expertise of a sector, as well as leading, facilitating, or supporting programs and associated activities of its designated critical infrastructure sector in the all hazards environment in coordination with the Department.


The term “sharing” has the meaning given the term in section 659 of this title.

SLTT entity

The term “SLTT entity” means a domestic government entity that is a State government, local government, Tribal government, territorial government, or any subdivision thereof.

(Pub. L. 107–296, title XXII, § 2201, as added Pub. L. 115–278, § 2(a), Nov. 16, 2018, 132 Stat. 4168; amended Pub. L. 116–283, div. H, title XC, § 9002(c)(2)(C), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4772; Pub. L. 117–150, § 2(1), June 21, 2022, 136 Stat. 1295.)
cite as: 6 USC 651