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Welcome to Course 1 in CS4950, Homeland Security and Cybersecruity. In this course we examine the origins of homeland security and its connection with cybersecurity. Homeland security is about safeguarding the United States from domestic catastrophic destruction. Catastrophic destruction comes in two forms: natural and man-made. For most of history the man-made variety came in the form of warfare and required the combined resources of a nation state. All that changed March 20th, 1995. On that date, members of a quasi-religious cult in Japan attacked the Tokyo subway system using Sarin gas. It was the first deployment of a weapon of mass destruction my a non-state actor. The power of destruction once reserved to nation states was now available to small groups, even individuals. The incident was a wake up call for governments around the world. Defense establishments designed to keep rogue states in check were practically useless against non-state actors. Overnight, the number of potential enemies multiplied a hundred, maybe even a thousand-fold. In response to the Tokyo Subway Attacks, the United States took measures to protect itself from WMD attack by non-state actors. Those measures were still being enacted when the nation was attacked on 9/11. On September 11, 2001, nineteen hijackers inflicted as much damage as the Imperial Japanese Navy on December 7, 1941. The investigating 9/11 Commission noted the attacks for their "surpassing disproportion". The hijackers had achieved WMD effects without using WMD. They did this by subverting the nation's transportation infrastructure, turning passenger jets into guided missiles. Again, the security implications were profound. Non-state actors seeking to inflict domestic catastrophic destruction did not need to import, fabricate, or acquire WMD as the nation was surrounded by the means of its own destruction in the form of critical infrastructure. The vulnerability of critical infrastructure had not gone unnoticed. Again, in response to the Tokyo Subway attacks, which themselves had been an attack on Japanese infrastructure, President Clinton in 1996 commissioned a panel to investigate the threat to United States' infrastructure. The panel replied in 1997 that there was no immediate threat to US infrastructure, but they were concerned with the growing risk of cyber attack. The same cyber physical systems that fueled the explosive growth of the Internet were being incorporated into Industrial Control Systems that underpinned much of the nation's critical infrastructure. The panel noted that the knowledge and skills necessary to mount a cyber attack on the nation's infrastructure was growing. As a result of this observation, President Clinton in 1998 ordered the protection of US critical infrastructure, especially from cyber attack. Following 9/11, critical infrastructure protection and cybersecurity were designated core missions in the 2002 Homeland Security Act establishing the new Department of Homeland Security. They remain core missions to this day, but many don't see the connection. The connection is this: cybersecurity is essential to critical infrastructure protection, which is essential to homeland security, which is about safeguarding the United States from domestic catastrophic destruction. I look forward to working with you in the coming lessons. Best wishes and good luck! Course 1: Homeland Security & Cybersecurity Connection Course 2: Cybersecurity Policy for Water and Electricity Infrastructures Course 3: Cybersecurity Policy for Aviation and Internet Infrastructures Course 4: Homeland Security & Cybersecurity Future...

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AB

Oct 17, 2017

Thank You Mr. Richard White for making a hard course seems easy and enlighten us specially about the "it's all about the terrorist" notion people have when it comes to Homeland Security.

AG

Jan 20, 2019

You changed up the last question. You originally identified 16 critical infrastructures. Could you please email me the first question and solution? Thank you! I loved the course!

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por BUDUMURI Y

Apr 21, 2020

Good subject.I had never seen such good communicating instructor.

por Alia D

Mar 21, 2018

Very informative and eye opening course. My first of many more!

por Farkhondeh S

Jan 22, 2018

I like this course and the instructor, Rick White, is the best.

por Edgar A

Sep 17, 2017

Highly recommended for anyone wanting to know more about DHS.

por Jose I

Jul 27, 2017

Excellent learning & practice tool for my life and my job

por Ashok K

Jun 04, 2018

Good course to learn Homeland Security and Cybersecurity

por Joshua H

Apr 03, 2020

Great coarse! Thank you for your time and service.

por Ahmed J

May 04, 2020

just like it! very informative and helpful!

por Ronnie A G

Nov 03, 2017

Great source of information . Great course

por Idongesit N

May 09, 2020

Exceptional information. I learned a lot.

por David R

Oct 06, 2018

Great content and excellent instruction.

por Mohamed Z

Aug 14, 2017

wander full content and instructor

por OTAVIO L R M

Nov 24, 2017

excellent and innovative approach

por Bridget B

Jun 02, 2020

Very clear and well written.

por Omirzak K

Apr 28, 2020

It's really cool and useful!

por Ronnie L P S

Oct 27, 2019

Great course and instructor

por Cem G W

Sep 28, 2017

I really liked this course.

por Kostiantyn G

Mar 11, 2018

Very interesting course.

por JOSE M

Aug 02, 2020

Me ha gustado mucho

por DeAnna N B

Aug 01, 2017

Excellent course!

por MOHAMMED K H

May 08, 2020

Grat explaining

por Ankit G

May 24, 2020

GOOD FACTS

por Djeri M

Jan 31, 2019

Excellent

por Deepak P A R

Dec 01, 2018

Excellent

por Jay C

Jan 09, 2018

very good