The overall objective of the NIPP is to “build a safer, more secure, and more resilient America by preventing, deterring, neutralizing, or mitigating the effects of deliberate efforts by terrorists to destroy, incapacitate, or exploit elements of our Nation’s CIKR and to strengthen national preparedness, timely response, and rapid recovery of CIKR in the event of an attack, natural disaster, or other emergency.” (NIPP, pg. 1) The NIPP protects the nation’s assets, systems, networks, functions and other interconnecting links against potential threats. These potential threats include terrorism, natural disasters, and any other attacks or emergencies. In order to protect CIKR, activities like improvement of security protocols, hardening facilities, building resiliency and redundancy, incorporation of hazard resistance into facility designs, initiating active or passive countermeasures, installation of security systems, leveraging self-healing technologies, promotion of workforce security programs, implementation of cyber security measures, training and exercises, development of Business Continuity
Whether physical or virtual, our critical infrastructures are the networks, systems, and assets that are vital to the United States. If these critical infrastructures are destroyed or incapacitated, it would have a debilitating effect on our national public health and safety, national economic security, and our overall security. How the DHS engage private enterprises in the protection of critical infrastructure and key resources (CIKR). The Department of Homeland Security is ready to help public, private, and government sectors prepare and recover from any catastrophic event that may occur across the United States. They conduct assessments within communities in regards to the infrastructure to help businesses and local government officials decide where the resources are needed to enhance security prior to events and recovery after an event.
Assignment 2: Critical Infrastructure Protection Strayer University Introduction In the wake of a terrorist attack, natural disaster, or emergency, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is prepared to respond. DHS primary responsibilities are combatting terrorism, securing boarders, enforcing immigration laws, safeguarding cyberspace, and responding to natural disasters. Coordination with the federal response teams and partnerships with local, state, and private sectors, enhance the DHS response tactics in a national emergency. Department of Homeland Security Mission, Operations, and Responsibilities The Department of Homeland Security’s mission is to keep America safe, protected, and resilient from various elements that threaten the country. As identified by (dhs.gov, 2013) DHS has three key concepts that strategies are based upon security, resilience, and customs and exchange.
Case 6C “United Way of America” Discuss the Fundamental and Cost-effective Internal Controls that Charitable Organizations Could Implement to Reduce Their Exposure to Theft Losses. The fundamental and cost-effective internal controls that charitable organizations could implement to reduce their exposure to theft losses include the following categories: 1. Basic internal controls. Basic Internal Controls The basic internal controls, including: (a) segregation of duties, (b) staff’s qualification requirements and background checks, (c) budgetary controls, (d) establishing an audit committee, (e) establishing Code of Conduct, (f) establishing whistleblower policies, and (g) setting tone at the top, will be addressed as below. Segregation of duties.
Lastly it states that how can we improve coordination and communication among all levels of government and the public in the fight against terrorism. A central argument that is clearly stated is that how are we bettering the systems that we have in place to help us better defend ourselves from terrorist attacks. I convinced that the study was worth doing because the author explains the difference in what we was doing in the past and how we took those security measures and develop a better system for the present but using those past experiences in a matter that we are able to develop a better system also. Using the past and present terrorist attacks can enable us to have better systems for our future and perhaps ensuring our people have a safer place to live for them and our children. From what the author has stated is that, Homeland Security is improving the National Warning Systems in order to improve coordination and communication and also improving on the Homeland Security Advisory System (HSAS and the National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) but I believe that the National Terrorism Advisory System has a great
Debating the USA PATRIOT Act t Abstract After the attacks on September 11, 2001, the United States Department of Justice revealed plans for legislation aimed at giving government authorities far-reaching oversight powers to prevent and protect against terrorist activities. On October 26, 2001, Public Law 107-56, Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism, also known as the USA PATRIOT Act, went into effect. Among other provisions, this legislation gave federal agents the ability to detain non-citizens, increase wiretaps, initiate e-mail and Internet surveillance, and intensify the monitoring of student
He was assigned as one of the chief architects of the USA Patriot Act. The U.S.A. P.A.T.R.I.O.T. Act of 2001 stands for Uniting (and) Strengthening America (by) Providing Appropriate Tools Required (to) Intercept (and) Obstruct Terrorism. The USA Patriot Act of 2001 was signed into law by President George W. Bush on October 26, 2001. The resolution of this act is to prevent and punish terrorist acts in the United States and around the world.
In the months following the attacks, President Bush assigned Attorney General Ashcroft the task of producing legislation to assist the U.S. intelligence and law enforcement community to prevent such of an atrocity from occurring again. On October 26, 2001, the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools
The Statute of Westminster was established in 1285 by King Edward. It established three practical measures focusing on security for the affected citizens; the watch and ward, the hue and cry, and the assize of arms. All of these laws have introduced important concepts into public and private security. They have each individually created what security is today and made it as strong as it is now. The need for public and private security still exists because there are still people who are breaking laws.