Instructions If you had been in charge of establishing the U.S. Department of Ho

Instructions
If you had been in charge of establishing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), would you have included the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in DHS, or would you have retained it as an independent executive branch agency reporting directly to the president? What is one ramification of moving FEMA into DHS in terms of FEMA’s mission, programs, and reporting structure? Explain.
Your journal entry must be at least 200 words in length. No references or citations are necessary.

Based on the information provided in the lesson and textbook, do you feel like a

Based on the information provided in the lesson and textbook, do you feel like an insider threat, outsider threat, or inside-outer threat is more likely at your place of work? Why? What motives are at play? If you do not work, consider your past workplace, volunteering facilities, or schooling facilities that you have been associated with.
Your journal entry must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary.

Use your textbook and search the library for information regarding the Sony hack

Use your textbook and search the library for information regarding the Sony hack of 2014. Then, in two pages, ensure that
you do the following:
Summarize the 2014 Sony hack, including the type of breach that occurred.
Explain what you believe the motives were behind the attack and whether you believe the attack was done by outsider(s),
insider(s), or inside-outer(s). Justify your answer.
Discuss the five areas of cybersecurity’s holistic approach, and relate each area to the Sony hack.
Discuss the takeaways from the Sony hack.
Include at least one scholarly source in your paper, and follow APA style.
Information about accessing the grading rubric for this assignment is provided below.

Please see attached documents indicating paper template and topic – basically ta

Please see attached documents indicating paper template and topic – basically taking the homeland security strategy of TSA, aviation security and insider threat mitigation to improve puvlic safety (included original paper from 2019) and connecting it to relevant human rights issues that will come into play with that homeland security strategy and demonstrate an understanding of those human rights issues we would have to address.
Please see attached documentation for more information and feel free to ask me for additional assistance if required.

For this assignment, you will create a PowerPoint presentation about the lessons

For this assignment, you will create a PowerPoint presentation about the lessons learned from an incident that has occurred within the last 15 years within your local community or home state. (Maryland)
The PowerPoint presentation should cover the areas listed below.
Identify an incident that has occurred in your local area or home state within the last 15 years (human-made, natural, or technological).
Summarize the incident.
Explain what agencies responded at the federal, state, and local levels and how available resources may have supported the jurisdictional procedures.
Analyze how first responders interacted with other agencies during the incident and how the National Incident Management System (NIMS) may or may not have been used.
Describe what lessons were learned from the incident based on first responders’ interactions.
Discuss any future considerations for responding to these types of incidents.
Support your PowerPoint presentation with images or graphics, and include at least two resources. Your PowerPoint presentation must be a minimum of six slides in length (not counting the title and reference slides) and must follow APA Style for references and citations.
The tutorial PowerPoint Best Practices may be helpful (  transcript for the tutorial PowerPoint Best Practices ). Please contact the Writing Center if you need assistance with these features.

Instructions Introduce yourself to your professor. Share your college degree pla

Instructions
Introduce yourself to your professor. Share your college degree plans, briefly explaining what degree you are pursuing, why, and how you think this course will assist you in achieving your personal or professional goals in life. What is one personal experience that you have with responding to homeland security events and working with response partners?
Your journal entry must be at least 200 words in length. No references or citations are necessary.

What areas in either your professional or personal daily functions do you believ

What areas in either your professional or personal daily functions do you believe have been impacted by the development and evolution of critical infrastructure and critical infrastructure protection (CIP) over the last 20 years? What are some ways that you think CIP efforts could be further improved? Offer specific examples to support your opinion.
Your journal entry must be at least 200 words in length. No references or citations are necessary.

Instructions Reflect on evidence you see in your own community of the applicatio

Instructions
Reflect on evidence you see in your own community of the application of the mission areas of the National Response Framework (NRF). What partnerships can you identify that would aid in a local response effort? Do you think more support is needed? Explain your rationale.
Your journal entry must be at least 200 words in length. No references or citations are necessary.

For this assignment, you will develop a PowerPoint presentation that summarizes

For this assignment, you will develop a PowerPoint presentation that summarizes the concepts presented in this unit. You should prepare your presentation as if your audience is a group of new critical infrastructure professionals who are going through training and indoctrination.
In your presentation, you must address the information below.
What is critical infrastructure? Why is critical infrastructure protection important to the safety and security of the United States?
Explain the concepts of convergence and cyberterrorism as they relate to critical infrastructure protection (CIP). Include why cyberterrorism and cyber-related threats are at the forefront of CIP efforts. Support your explanations using real (preferred) or hypothetical examples from at least three different critical infrastructure sectors that fully illustrate both concepts.
Finally, summarize the four classes of impacts that can result from a disruption in infrastructure. For each class, you must provide an example to illustrate the impact. Each example must be from a different critical infrastructure sector.
You must utilize the notes function within PowerPoint to enhance the presentation and offer additional insight on each slide’s content. Your presentation should demonstrate thorough analysis and development of concepts presented. You must use at least two sources to support your presentation.
Your PowerPoint presentation must be a minimum of 10 slides in length, not counting the title or reference slides. Adhere to APA Style when creating citations and references for all sources used in your presentation. Adhere to APA Style when constructing this assignment, including in-text citations and references for all sources that are used.
Resources

This unit’s required unit resources and lesson focused on the National Response

This unit’s required unit resources and lesson focused on the National Response Framework (NRF) and public-private partnerships established in the NIPP 2013: Partnering for Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience. For this assignment, you will write an informed essay in which you further explore how the NRF provides guidance to build resilient capabilities in response to disasters of increasing frequency and magnitude.
After starting your essay with an introduction, address the information below in your essay.
Explain what the NRF is and how it connects to or supports other federal systems, policies, and strategies for national preparedness activities.
Examine how partnerships are structured to support national preparedness and response efforts. Give a recent example of a disaster response and how the partnership structure was utilized.
Discuss the five core principles on which the NRF is built and how these principles are applied to critical infrastructure protection (CIP) response efforts. Support your discussion with examples of current, specific challenges to applying each of the five principles.
Discuss the concept of community lifelines and how added focus in this area can improve NRF responses.
Your essay must be a minimum of three pages in length, not counting the title or reference pages. You must use at least two academically reliable sources to support your essay. Adhere to APA Style when creating citations and references for this assignment.