CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE VULNERABILITY AND PROTECTION

 Preliminary Introduction to your Review Examine the literature (given to you in background information or search the internet) and consider on what topic you will focus on your CIP project. Prepare a two-page proposal depicting how you will approach and on what you will be focusing in this project. TOPIC: CYBER SECURITY AND MASS TRANSPORTATION Finally, develop a preliminary draft introduction to your review in one or two pages including a reasonably articulated topic to the literature and a sound rationale or problem statement on why you have selected this topic in CIP. BACKGROUND INFORMATION: A generic national framework for critical information infrastructure protection (CIIP) (2007). Manual Suter Center for Security Studies, ETH, Zurich. Retrieved from: http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/cyb/cybersecurity/docs/generic-national-framework-for-ciip.pdf Digital Attack Map: Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Website: http://www.digitalattackmap.com/ Obama, B. (2013). Presidential Policy Directive: Critical infrastructure security and resilience, White House. Retrieved from: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/02/12/presidential-policy-directive-critical-infrastructure-security-and-resil Resiliency rules: 7 Steps for critical infrastructure protection. (2007). Slideserve. Retrieved from https://www.slideserve.com/sierra/resiliency-rules Student manual. (2013). The National Infrastructure Protection Plan: An Introduction. FEMA. Retrieved from: https://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/courseOverview.aspx?code=IS-860.b The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center: Website: http://www.dhs.gov/about-national-cybersecurity-communications-integration-center Parks, R. (2007). Guide to critical infrastructure protection,Cyber Vulnerability Protection. Retrieved from: http://energy.gov/sites/prod/files/oeprod/DocumentsandMedia/26-CIP_CyberAssessmentGuide.pdf The future of the electric grid (2011). MIT Energy Initiative. Retrieved from:http://web.mit.edu/mitei/research/studies/the-electric-grid-2011.shtml Journal of National Security Law and Policy.http://www.jnslp.com/read.asp United States Cyber Command – Cybersecurity:http://www.defense.gov/home/features/2010/0410_cybersec/