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NORS -- CSRIC Best Practices Result

CSRIC Best Practices Result

Detailed Information for the Best Practice: 9-9-5127

Number 9-9-5127
Priority Critical
Description Network Operators, Service Providers, Equipment Suppliers and Public Safety should provide a Government Emergency Telecommunications Service (GETS) card to essential staff critical to disaster recovery efforts and should consider utilizing Wireless Priority Service (WPS) for essential staff. Appropriate training and testing in the use of GETS & WPS should occur on a regular basis (i.e. in conjunction with testing of the corporate disaster recovery plan).
Network Type(s) Cable; Internet/Data; Satellite; Wireless; Wireline
Industry Role(s) Service Provider; Network Operator; Equipment Supplier
Keyword(s) Disaster Recovery;Emergency Preparedness;Human Resources;Liaison;Public Safety Service;Training and Awareness;
Reference/Comments The GETS and WPS web sites are http://wps.ncs.gov/ and http://getes.ncs.gov