week 2 forum - The National Infrastructure Protection...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

The National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) was created to “build a safer, more secure, and more resilient America by preventing, deterring, neutralizing, or mitigating the effects of deliberate efforts by terrorists to destroy, incapacitate, or exploit elements of our Nation’s CIKR and to strengthen national preparedness, timely response, and rapid recovery of CIKR in the event of an attack, natural disaster, or other emergency” (Chertoff, 2009, p. 1). There are sixteen critical infrastructures; the three sectors I choose to further discuss about are water, banking and finance, and Information Technology Communications. I chose these three specific sectors because they are considered some of the vital infrastructures that have a great impact on our defense and economic security (Marsh, 1997). The water supply infrastructure supplies agriculturalists with water, water for firefighters to put out fires, and water in our homes. The Environmental Protection Agency is the sector-specific agency in charge of water supply. The Environmental Protection Agency can effectively evaluate
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.
  • Spring '16
  • Yashica Brown
  • Federal government of the United States, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, environmental protection agency, Independent agencies of the United States government, Infrastructure Protection Plan, National Infrastructure Protection

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern