Assignment Instructions

Drawing upon resource material provided and that discovered while conducting your own research, students are expected to develop a written essay of 4-5 pages total (not including title page and reference list) to fully provide the requested information regarding the following two topics (both must be addressed)

Topic 1:  Fully describe the overall concepts of homeland security and homeland defense. Construct a response that provides the following related to both homeland security and homeland defense:

  • Primary missions, tasks, duties, responsibilities, operations, etc. for each broad initiative. 
  • Resources needed/utilized to address them
  • Highlight those responsibilities and efforts that are shared between the two
  • Lastly, provide your own definition of homeland security.

Topic 2:  Provide an overview of our nation’s critical infrastructure with an emphasis on the following:

  • Its relationship to homeland security and homeland defense
  • Specific resources needed to adequately protect it
  • Offer your assessment concerning our nation’s current infrastructure protection efforts
  • For identified vulnerabilities, in what ways should they be addressed?

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Assignment Instructions

Drawing upon resource material provided and that discovered while conducting your own research, students are expected to develop a written essay of 4-5 pages total (not including title page and reference list) to fully provide the requested information regarding the following two topics (both must be addressed)

Topic 1:  Fully describe the overall concepts of homeland security and homeland defense. Construct a response that provides the following related to both homeland security and homeland defense:

  • Primary missions, tasks, duties, responsibilities, operations, etc. for each broad initiative. 
  • Resources needed/utilized to address them
  • Highlight those responsibilities and efforts that are shared between the two
  • Lastly, provide your own definition of homeland security.

Topic 2:  Provide an overview of our nation’s critical infrastructure with an emphasis on the following:

  • Its relationship to homeland security and homeland defense
  • Specific resources needed to adequately protect it
  • Offer your assessment concerning our nation’s current infrastructure protection efforts
  • For identified vulnerabilities, in what ways should they be addressed?

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Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *