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    There are sixteen segments that make up the critical infrastructure of United States. Physical infrastructure has always been vulnerable to attacks, but within the last ten years our cyber-physical infrastructure has become increasingly more and more at risk with the rise in terrorism and increased integration of technology in all areas of our infrastructure. It is important for our government to implement risk based analysis, management and policies to protect our infrastructure from vulnerabilities. In order to protect the nations critical infrastructure, the critical protection plan is a nations call to action that focuses on the achievement of security and the resilience of critical infrastructure. Essentially, the focus is to elevate homeland security in regards to critical infrastructure, align the national preparedness system and critical infrastructure risk framework, integrate cyber and physical security risk management and also affirm the international collaboration requirement for success. The national plan also…

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    Critical Infrastructure is a term used to describe assets that are essential for the functioning of a society and economy, the infrastructure. The systems and networks that make up this infrastructure are often taken for granted, and a disruption to one of these systems will have dire consequences across other sectors. There are 16 critical infrastructure sectors in the United States whose assets, systems, and networks are vital to our security, national economic security, national public health…

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    A Case Study of the United States Critical Infrastructure There are services within every society that acts as the life force behind its success; whether rudimentary or advanced these services are employed in order to maintain a functional nation. The United States of America is no different, several systems and assets support our nation by providing essential services from water supply, economic, healthcare, communication and transportation (Critical Infrastructure Sectors, 2015). Whether…

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    Cybersecurity Case Study

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    business needs. The collaborative emphasis advanced by this Act would have mitigated and facilitated establishment of a more resilient cybersecurity posture. As far as the critical infrastructure is concerned, the proposed Act recognizes the dependency of the government on the private sector for critical infrastructure and services and calls for collaboration with the private sector to determine cybersecurity performance requirements. The proposed bill targets critical infrastructure that…

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    Introduction Critical infrastructure is the fundamental structure of modern society. Human beings largely depend on systems for survival in the harsh economic environment. Everything around, tangible and intangible alike, has a purpose of making life easier for humanity. As time progresses, the Infrastructures continue to develop and become more sophisticated. More advanced inventions have more functionalities than the less complex ones. Continued improvement of resources covers loopholes that…

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    Decision Directive 63 which established the United States critical infrastructure program as applicable to computer and information systems. Subsequently, in 2002 the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) replaced the Computer Security Act of 1987 which intended to enhance information security policies in federal offices. In the end, in 2013 President Barrack Obama signed Executive Order 13636 which led NIST publishing the Cybersecurity Framework version 1.0 which is applicable to…

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    Homeland Security and Critical Infrastructure The events of September 11, 2001, highlighted significant gaps in the country’s emergency preparedness and more specifically, its ability to identify threats and protect against terrorist attacks. The resulting analyses of the incident and the response efforts stressed the need for an overarching program that would coordinate the efforts of a multitude of government agencies with competing goals and requirements. A program that would improve the…

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    As preparation infrastructure improves, society can address broader ranges of risks, resulting in a better prepared society. In that sense, regardless of whether society is well prepared, the Preparation phase sets the stage for the Response…

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    Security Countermeasures

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    the form of network interference through the injection of ad-hoc crafted streams of packets designed to flood the network. Another form is single implementation vulnerability in which the goal is to exploit an irregularity of a particular model of network devices caused by implementation errors. Fortunately, the known threats or possible threats are considered in creating countermeasures (López, Setola, & Wolthusen, 2012, p. 224-226). Countermeasures are unequivocally essential to maintain…

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    Digital Divide Factors

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    The first aspect, electricity infrastructures, such as wired telecommunication devices and technology is challenging. However, the country is compromising and making strides with the introduction and use of mobile communication systems. While a hard-lined infrastructure is ideal and most equipped to support the technological needs of the modern world, mobile devices can be used in the interim. Currently, 87% of the 400 million internet users within India access the internet through mobiles…

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