Cyberterrorism Case Study

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As the DHS keeps on asserting itself as an effective department for hazard protection, it would need to overcome the problem of the alpha male notion to make it work effective. This follows the fact that each agency under the DHS wants to prove superior to the others and thus resulting into wolf packs. The alpha males might display instances of fighting once a rival wolf crosses their path since each agency wants to be a leader rather than a pack member. As a result, the inner fighting between agencies leads to information sharing and cooperation problems.
Additionally, the DHS would have the platform to prove itself to both the public and politicians, since most people envision the failure of the DHS, just like FEMA. However, the DHS can only
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This would be crucial in elevating the knowledge level that citizens would possess on security matters and as a result, more jobs and improved cooperation.
2. How does the federal government address incidents of cybercrime and cyberterrorism within an overarching cybersecurity and critical infrastructure plan?
Cyberterrorism refers to the malicious computer-based threats or attacks carried out against information systems by non-state actors with an aim to intimidate societies or governments in pursuit of social or political goals. As such, the cyberterrorists use the cyberspace to carry out their attacks. As such, the FBI has worked to pinpoint the most significant cyber threats, which have the ability to inflict damage or acquire classified information from its target. The federal government, through the FBI is continuously collecting intelligence to learn about the cybercrime networks with an aim to dismantle the networks and bring the perpetrators to
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Through the DHS, the federal government uses resources and skills from the ICE and USSS in addition to working with the private organizations to investigate cyber terrorism. The DHS is a partner in the National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force, whereby they work to improve inter-agency information sharing. Moreover, the government works in collaboration with the EU working group on Cybercrime and Cybersecurity to develop approaches that deal with cybercrime and cybersecurity. This partnership works to secure training required by the agencies, software licenses and computer forensic

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