WEEK 6 #3.docx - Discuss the complexities the U.S faces when securing differing modes of transportation How important is critical infrastructure

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Discuss the complexities the U.S. faces when securing differing modes of transportation. How important is critical infrastructure protection maintenance in overall transportation security? Good Morning Class, The United States Critical infrastructure is undeniable an important part of the nation’s economy. The unfortunate terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 exposed the nation to just how important the security of transportation industry was to the nation’s security and its economy. Historically terrorist have exploited different modes of travel to conduct hideous act of violence including airplanes, trains, and cars. However, despite the United States best efforts to influence improvements within the transportation sector in the past decade. It is important to note that the majority of the transportation sector is owned and operated by the private sector. Making it difficult to force privately owned companies to reform and create new policies in accordance to the governments agendas. Moreover, improvements that are agreed upon have also
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  • Spring '18
  • United States Department of Homeland Security, Department of Homeland Security

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