Breaking news: There have been recent reports of a serious potential terrorist threat to an element of America’s infrastructure in your community. Suspicious actions by an individual who seems to be gathering information about a particular infrastructure section has been observed and reported to the police. In this assignment, you will address the question, “What makes critical infrastructure…….critical?”
Address the following in 7–9 pages:
Take a look at the various components of critical infrastructure in your own community, and ask yourself the following questions:
What sector or sectors seem to be most prevalent in your own community?
For example, a city near a river will be more affected by the dams sector than others.
What are the 5 most critical components in your community?
Consider systems, networks, and individual assets in your response.
For each of the selected components, explain the immediate short-term and long-term effects on the community if the component was destroyed or rendered inoperable.
Be very detailed in your responses, and fully support your arguments.
Consider local, state, and national implications of the critical components.
Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.