Assignment: Evaluate the Vulnerabilities Relating to National Critical Infrastructure Sectors
This assignment will be submitted to Turnitin™.Instructions
Given the current geopolitical tensions around the world, you must understand how this nation’s critical infrastructure may be exposed to these threats.
Evaluate key exposures and sensitive issues for any six of the 16 critical industries used by DHS, CISA, and the FBI. In addition, evaluate the cyber exposure of one significant at-risk population.
For this assignment, be sure to address the following:
- Construct a matrix for the 16 critical industries and indicate their exposure to top threats and vulnerabilities.
- Develop a formal paper plus the specified matrix that may add two additional pages.
- Your paper should be suitable for distribution by a consulting firm to evaluate the 16 critical industries with a spotlight on the two specified industries.
Length: 5-7 pages, not including title and reference pages, one matrix
References: Include a minimum of 6 scholarly references. Cite at least 2 different peer-reviewed academic research studies relevant to your approach for this assignment. These specified references should not be in this course and have been published in the last two years
The completed assignment should address all of the assignment requirements, exhibit evidence of concept knowledge, and demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the content presented in the course. The writing should integrate scholarly resources, reflect academic expectations and current APA standards, and adhere to the Northcentral University’s Academic Integrity Policy.
The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has identified 16 critical infrastructure sectors whose assets, systems, and networks are considered so vital to the U.S. that incapacitation or destruction would affect security, national economic security, and national public health or safety.