Write a three to five (3-5) page paper in which you:
Interpret the Department of Homeland Security’s mission, operations and responsibilities.
Detail the Critical Infrastructure Protection
(CIP) initiatives, what they protect, and the methods we use to protect
Analyze the way in which CIP has or has not
advanced between the releases of the DHS’ NIPP and the NIST’s Framework
for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. Justify your
Describe the vulnerabilities that should concern IS professionals who protect the U.S.’s critical infrastructure.
Suggest three (3) methods to improve the protection of the U.S.’s critical infrastructure, and justify each suggested method.
Evaluate the effectiveness of IS professionals in
regard to protecting the U.S.’s critical infrastructure, and indicate
the strategic ways that you believe IS professionals could better serve
Use at least three (3) quality resources outside of the suggested resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman
font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and
references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your
professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the
assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title,
and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in
the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Analyze the methods of managing, controlling, and mitigating security risks and vulnerabilities.
Evaluate potential situations of business interruption and the planning necessary to mitigate the threats involved.
Compare and contrast business continuity and disaster recovery planning.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in security management.
Write clearly and concisely about the theories of
security management using proper writing mechanics and technical style