National University




SSE614 Infrastructure Protection

Lead Faculty: Dr. Shekar Viswanathan

Course Description

This course introduces the student to Critical Infrastructure and the necessary security for its protection. Critical Infrastructure is systems and assets, whether physical or virtual, so vital that the incapacity or destruction of such may have a debilitating impact on the security, economy, public health or safety, environment, or any combination of these matters, across any Federal, State, regional, territorial, or local jurisdiction

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate Critical Infrastructure and demonstrate the ability to utilize the National Infrastructure Protection Plan
  • Examine the major components of each of the 18 Critical Infrastructure Sectors
  • Evaluate the roles and responsibilities of various agencies, including State, Regional, Local, Tribal, Territorial, and the private sectors
  • Argue the laws and regulations applicable to critical infrastructure protection policies
  • Appraise common vulnerability assessment methodologies and tools