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DHS - 84632 - CISA Cybersecurity Advisory Committee - Statutory (Congress Created)


Committee NameCISA Cybersecurity Advisory CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of Homeland Security
Fiscal Year2022Committee Number84632
Original Establishment Date6/25/2021Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URL
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FY Max Number of Members*35
Current Charter Date6/25/2021Designated Fed Officer Position Title*CISA Cybersecurity Advisory Committee DFO
Date Of Renewal Charter6/25/2023Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Megan
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Tsuyi
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*National Defense Authorization ActDesignated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 594-7374
Effective Date Of Authority*1/1/2021Designated Federal Officer Fax*
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*
Committee Type*Continuing
Committee Function*Other Committee


Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate Required 
Legislation Status 
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The CISA Cybersecurity Advisory Committee shall develop, at the request of the CISA Director [hereinafter referred to as the “Director”] and incorporating guidance where applicable from the Secretary of Homeland Security [hereinafter referred to as the “Secretary”], recommendations on matters related to the development, refinement, and implementation of policies, programs, planning, and training pertaining to the cybersecurity mission of the Agency.
How is membership balanced?*The Committee shall be composed of up to 35 individuals. Members are appointed by the Director. The DFO will coordinate with the DFO for the HSAC to ensure that individuals selected for appointment to the Committee are not presently or under consideration to be members of the HSAC.
In order for the Director to fully leverage broad-ranging experience and education, the CISA Cybersecurity Advisory Committee must be diverse, with regard to professional and technical expertise, and in reflecting the diversity of the nation’s people. These members shall consist of subject matter experts from diverse and appropriate professions and communities nationwide, be geographically balanced, and shall include representatives of State, local, tribal, and territorial governments and of a broad and inclusive range of industries. The CISA Director may, at their discretion, select members with a background in cybersecurity issues relevant to CISA policies, plans, and programs. Specifically, membership may, at the CISA Director’s discretion, include at least one, and no more than three, representatives from the following industries recommended in the authorizing statute:
i. Defense;
ii. Education;
iii. Financial services and insurance;
iv. Healthcare;
v. Manufacturing;
vi. Media and entertainment;
vii. Chemical;
viii. Retail;
ix. Transportation;
x. Energy;
xi. Information Technology;
xii. Communications; and
xiii. Other relevant fields identified by the Director.
The term of each member shall be two years, except that a member may continue to serve until a successor is appointed. Appointments are personal to the member and cannot be transferred to another individual or other employees of the member’s organization of employment. A member may be reappointed for an unlimited number of terms. The Director may review the participation of a member of the CISA Cybersecurity Advisory Committee and remove such member any time at his/her discretion to include for violation of established responsibilities as outlined in sections III.6 and III.7 of the committee’s bylaws.

Members of the CISA Cybersecurity Advisory Committee may not receive pay or benefits from the United States Government by reason of their service on the Advisory Committee.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*CISA Cybersecurity Advisory Committee meetings will be held semiannually, at a minimum, to address matters within the scope of this Charter. Meetings may be held more frequently, or as necessary and appropriate, to address mission requirements. Meetings shall be open to the public according to the FACA unless a determination is made by the appropriate DHS official in accordance with DHS policy and directives that the meeting should be closed in accordance with Title 5, United States Code, subsection (c) of 552b. At least one meeting per year will be open to the public.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The CISA Cybersecurity Advisory Committee shall develop, at the request of the CISA Director [hereinafter referred to as the “Director”] and incorporating guidance where applicable from the Secretary of Homeland Security [hereinafter referred to as the “Secretary”], recommendations on matters related to the development, refinement, and implementation of policies, programs, planning, and training pertaining to the cybersecurity mission of the Agency.
Why close or partially close meetings?N/A
Recommendation RemarksIn fiscal year 2022, the Cybersecurity Advisory Committee completed the member appointment process, initiated holding meetings, stood up subcommittees, and issued reports with recommendations.


Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesYesAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchYesAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction Comment22 recommendations are partially implemented, with implementation still ongoing. Actions will be reported starting in FY23.
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentGrants Review CommentN/A
Number Of Recommendations*48Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThe CISA Cybersecurity Advisory Committee submitted recommendations to the CISA Director in June (24) and September (24) 2022.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentAccess GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*46.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented Comment22 recommendations partially implemented in FY22, with implementation still ongoing. 24 recommendations still under consideration by the CISA Director. 1 recommendation declined. 1 recommendation accepted for implementation after FY22.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentAs reports are released, the CISA Cybersecurity Advisory Committee posts them to the committee website and submits copies to the Library of Congress. All CISA Cybersecurity Advisory Committee meetings are announced in the Federal Register. The meetings are open or partially closed to the public. Agendas and meeting summaries are posted to the committee website.
Agency Feedback Comment*The CISA Cybersecurity Advisory Committee solicits updates regarding the recommendations, as appropriate, during members’ regularly-scheduled conference calls and/or at the annual meeting. The committee also provides a status report on the status of the recommendations.Narrative Description*The CISA Cybersecurity Advisory Committee provides independent, strategic, and actionable consensus recommendations to CISA on a range of cybersecurity issues, topics, and challenges, including, but not limited to, information exchange, critical infrastructure, risk management, and public and private partnerships. The CISA Cybersecurity Advisory Committee develops, at the request of the CISA Director, and incorporates guidance from the Secretary of Homeland Security recommendations on matters related to the development, refinement, and implementation of policies, programs, planning, and training pertaining to the cybersecurity mission of the Agency.
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Payments to Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members*$0.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$976,040.33Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$1,493,156.66
Payments to Consultants*$887,875.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$1,646,361.60
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$2,261.45Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$10,000.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$22,004.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$20,000.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$5,466.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$5,000.00
Other Costs$279.22Est. Other Costs Next FY*$5,000.00
Total Costs$1,893,926.00Est. Total Next FY*$3,179,518.26
Date Cost Last Modified10/20/2022 12:50 PMEst. Fed Staff Support Next FY*7.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*5.00Est Cost Remarks
Cost RemarksThe Committee initiated work in FY22, including establishing 6 subcommittees, holding meetings, and issuing reports.  
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Interest Areas

Computer Technology
Federal Government
Internal Federal Government
National Defense
National Security and Defense


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ActionCommittee System IDSubcommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-039039Technical Advisory Council2022
 COM-039037Transforming the Cyber Workforce2022
 COM-039038Turning the Corner on Cyber Hygiene2022
 COM-039041­Building Resilience and Reducing Systemic Risk to Critical Infrastructure2022
 COM-039040­Protecting Critical Infrastructure from Misinformation and Disinformation2022
 COM-039042­Strategic Communications2022


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Data from Previous Years

ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-039364CISA Cybersecurity Advisory Committee2021