Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog 
    May 25, 2024  
Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HMLS 210 - Critical Infrastructure Protection

This course provides an introduction to the policy, strategy, and practical application of critical infrastructure protection from an all-hazards perspective. The focus of this course is the predominant infrastructure sectors such as water, energy, power, telecommunications, Internet and cyber infrastructure. PRE- or COREQUISITE(S): HMLS 201 .  Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course a student will be able to:

  • Explain the evolution of critical infrastructure protection as a core homeland security policy area.
  • Explain the regulatory and technical architecture of the principle critical infrastructure sectors in the U.S.
  • Discuss the 11 sectors of the National Strategy for Protection of Critical Infrastructure and Key Assets.
  • Assess the 21st century risk environment and its application to the critical infrastructure protection mission area.
  • Identify and evaluate the roles and responsibilities of key critical infrastructure public and private sector stakeholders.

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