Students will be expected to post their first initial discussion board posting by Friday of each week. Discussion posts will be graded and late submissions will be assigned a late penalty in accordance with the late penalty policy found in the syllabus. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.
Students are expected to post their responses to peers by Tuesday. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.
Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
Complete the following for this assignment:
Select 2 levels of government (Federal, State, Local, Territorial, or Tribal (SLTT)) and compare and contrast the recommended roles, functions, and responsibilities of each.
Conduct a review of the information provided in the National Response Framework (NRF), the Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources (CIKR) Annex, and the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP).
For which of your selected levels of government does your analysis indicate that the Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) guidance is better developed? Explain your response.
Based upon your subjective analysis from the above listed levels of government, which level requires the most improvement in terms of CIP guidance and direction? Why?
How would you improve the direction and guidance for that level? Explain your response.