TOPIC: Energy Sector and Cybersecurity
Please read Energy Cybersecurity Issue.docx (Attached). As you can see this article was published in early 2012 and it deals with issues associated with the Energy Sector. The article claims that since 2009 the Energy Sector has not improved its Cybersecurity Programs with money that was given to it by the Federal Government.
Do some research on your own and try and find related articles or issues concerning security concerns regarding the Energy Sector. Based on your research what are some of the continuing concerns and what is the impact if a cyber attack is launched against the Energy Sector. Do you think that type of attack would have a significant impact or is our infrastructure robust enough to withstand an attack? What recommendations would you make if you were a Cyber Analyst giving your opinion to Congress?
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1. Answer must be was at least 250 words.
2. Posted a complete and coherent response to the discussion topic.
3. Fully addresses the discussion topic or question and demonstrates understanding of concepts.
4. Includes at least on trustworthy and scholarly resource in the response and uses correct APA formatting for the citation and reference.