Cyber Attacks

With both public and private assets at risk, national policies have helped to promote frameworks to combat cyber threats. The policies and framework include legislation and public/private cooperation to form groups and centers to assess these threats. The Department of Homeland Security under President Policy Directive 21 provides a framework related to the 16 critical infrastructure sectors. Within each of these sectors, cybersecurity plays a role. For this SLP, answer the following: 1. Discuss the top national policies for combatting cybercrimes. 2. What are the primary agencies that are responsible in preparing for, responding, and recovering from a cyber-attack? 3. Pick one of the 16 critical infrastructure sectors and address some of the efforts and cooperation needed to prepare, respond, recover and mitigate cyber-attacks.