• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Ensuring the security and resilience of the critical infrastructure of the United States is essential to the Nation?s security, public health and safety, economic vitality, and way of life.

The purpose of this course is to present an overview of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP). The NIPP provides the unifying structure for the integration of existing and future critical infrastructure security and resilience efforts into a single national program.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the importance of ensuring the security and resilience of critical infrastructure of the United States
  • Describe how the NIPP provides the unifying structure for the integration of critical infrastructure protection efforts into a single national program
  • Define critical infrastructure, protection, and resilience in the context of the NIPP

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

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