Center for Global Affairs
Infrastructure Security & Resilience
Critical infrastructures are vital to nations, to such an extent that damage to one sector can have a debilitating impact on the functioning of society. Given the numerous threats facing critical infrastructure, and the dependencies and interdependencies of critical infrastructures, it is imperative that the vulnerabilities of these sectors be examined. This course identifies the threats to and vulnerabilities of critical infrastructure sectors. It also highlights the importance of international critical infrastructure protection and examines lessons learned from national and international cybersecurity incidents targeting critical infrastructures. Furthermore, this course proposes ways to secure critical infrastructure both in the U.S. and abroad.