Homeland security

Assignment Overview
This research assignment explores critical infrastructure and key resources.
 
Deliverables
A one- to two-page paper providing information on critical infrastructure and key resources (12 point font, 300 to 600 words)
 
Step 1
Research critical infrastructure and key resources.
Use the following questions to help guide your research:
•    How do critical infrastructure and key resources affect homeland security?
•    What is our level of risk to personal well-being if terrorists attack an element of critical infrastructure?
•    Why does the private sector care about the protection of critical infrastructure?
•    What tools and strategies should be used for promoting information-sharing between the public and private sectors?
•    Research General Sherman’s “Total War” policy. Describe the first experience with attacks on critical infrastructure. Provide other historical examples of attacks on critical infrastructure.
•    Explain the importance of post-incident investigations and describe what types of information you would collect during such investigations.