HSEC 690: Critical Infrastructure Protection

Tuesday 4-6pm GMCS-329 - Lance Larson, Ph.D., CISSP

Seminar in Homeland Security, Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources (CIKR)

What is Critical Infrastructure?

Systems and assets, whether physical or virtual, so vital to the United States that the incapacity or destruction of such systems and assets would have a debilitating impact on security, national economic security, national public health, safety, or any combination of those matters. (USA PATRIOT Act P.L. 107-56)
 
The assets, systems, and networks, whether physical or virtual, so vital to the United States that their incapacitation or destruction would have a debilitating effect on security, national economic security, public health, or safety, or any combination thereof. (U.S. Department of Homeland Security) 
 
What are Key Resources?
 
Key Resources are publicly or privately controlled resources essential to the minimal operations of the economy and government. (U.S. Department of Homeland Security)
 
CI/KR Sectors according to HSPD-7
 
•Agriculture and Food
•Banking and Finance
•Chemical
•Commercial Facilities
•Communications
•Dams
•Defense Industrial Base
•Emergency Services
•Energy
•Government Facilities
•Information Technology
•National Monuments and Icons
•Nuclear Reactors, Materials, and Waste
•Postal and Shipping
•Public Health and Healthcare
•Transportation Systems
•Water
 

Course Times and Days

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