Week 8 – Critical Infrastructure Final


You must use the attached template for your paper, failure to do so will result in a return of your paper for you to redo, a reduction in points, or both.

Answer each of the following questions below. Use the three sectors from the following list  when answering the questions below (use the same three sectors for each question):

  • Emergency Services Sector
  • Financial Services Sector
  • Healthcare and Public Health Sector

1. Discuss the interdependencies of the three critical infrastructure sectors listed above.

2. How are critical infrastructure assets prioritized in the three sectors you selected?  

3. What measures do the three sectors you selected take to ensure continuity of operations? 

4. What special considerations should be made for life and property that result as a consequence to an attack on the three critical infrastructure sectors you selected? 

Technical Requirements:

  • Your answers should be at a minimum 2-3 pages for each question for a total of 7-9 pages (the Title Page and Reference page will be additional pages).
  • Type in Times New Roman, 12 point and double space.
  • Students will follow the APA Style as the sole citation and reference style used in written work submitted as part of coursework. 
  • Use scholarly or other relevant sources.
  • Points will be deducted for the use of Wikipedia or encyclopedic type sources. It is highly advised to utilize: books, peer-reviewed journals, articles, archived documents, etc.

I’ve added references straight from the class reading below.  Some are links and some are attachments for each sector.

Also, the FINAL PAPER template is attached as well.


Emergency Services:


Financial Services:

Threats to the financial Sector (Section 2 only) Attachment


Healthcare and Public Health:

Attack Surface Attachment


Healthcare and Public Health Attachment