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CRJ 624 Technology and Critical Infrastructure Protection

Course Description: Critical Infrastructure protection is one of the cornerstones of homeland security. At least nine sectors have been identified as part of CIP: Water, Power & Energy, Information & Telecommunications, Chemical Industry, Transportation, Banking & Finance, Defense Industry, Postal & Shipping, Agriculture & Food, Public Health, and Emergency Services. Additionally, the terrorist attacks in Mumbai revealed how terrorist made effective use of technology to plan and carry out their attacks. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to assess the value of existing and new technologies, of various risk tools, and how to apply those tools to any critical infrastructure within their multi-jurisdictional region, and derive optimal strategies and draft policies to reduce the risk associated with future terrorist attacks and disasters.
Course Rotation: PLV:Fall

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

CRJ 601 Minimum Grade of B