Understanding Critical Infrastructures

Understanding Critical Infrastructures

•What have you learned from others' responses?
Critical Infrastructure is the basic foundation of the National economy of United States of America along with its health and security. It is because the power that has been used peoples in their homes, water that has been drunk, transportation used for mobility and the system of communication which has been used for connectivity between different peoples all belongs to the existence of such critical infrastructures. As they are of very sensitive nature so their security and pre caution measures are also needed to be taken with great importance (Homeland Security, 2013).
Critical infrastructure is defined as an asset, network or system, either real or virtual, which is of crucial importance to the United States of America and their destruction may cause a devastating effect on the national or economic security, public safety or health or combination of them.
•What were the most compelling points from the interaction with your fellow students?
The most compelling points that I though was how identical our process of thinking in the way we chose what sectors to write about and how valuable each one of those sectors contribute to our daily lives. I just can’t imagine how we couldn’t live without them and we as a nation have to what we can to protect all of our resources.
•How did participating in this discussion help in your understanding of the Discussion Board task?
By participating in the DB’s it give you an insight of what your fellow classmates may be thinking and how they might respond to your feedback. The good thing is that everyone has different ideas and expresses themselves in different ways but the meaning usually comes out the same.
•What approaches could have yielded additional valuable information in the students' networking?
The good think about networking is that if you feel as though someone may have stated something wrong you can go to the resources of your choice and try to find the information...

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