Case Study 2: SCADA Worm

Protecting the nation’s critical infrastructure is a major security challenge within the U.S.  Likewise, the responsibility for protecting the nation’s critical infrastructure encompasses all sectors of government, including private sector cooperation. Search on the Internet for information on the SCADA Worm, such as the article located at http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/09/22/stuxnet_worm_weapon/.
Write a three to five (3-5) page paper in which you:
  1. Describe the impact and the      vulnerability of the SCADA / Stuxnet Worm on the critical infrastructure      of the United States.
  2. Describe the methods to mitigate      the vulnerabilities, as they relate to the seven (7) domains.
  3. Assess the levels of responsibility      between government agencies and the private sector for mitigating threats      and vulnerabilities to our critical infrastructure.
  4. Assess the elements of an effective      IT Security Policy Framework, and how these elements, if properly      implemented, could prevent or mitigate and attack similar to the SCADA /      Stuxnet Worm.
  5. Use at least three (3) quality      resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not      qualify as quality resources. 
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
  • Be typed, double spaced, using      Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides;      citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check      with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the      title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the      course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not      included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
  • Identify the role of an information      systems security (ISS) policy framework in overcoming business challenges.
  • Compare and contrast the different      methods, roles, responsibilities, and accountabilities of personnel, along      with the governance and compliance of security policy framework.
  • Describe the different ISS policies      associated with the user domain.
  • Analyze the different ISS policies      associated with the IT infrastructure.
  • Use technology and information      resources to research issues in security strategy and policy formation.
  • Write clearly and concisely about      Information Systems Security Policy topics using proper writing mechanics      and technical style conventions.
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Date Due: 
Friday, August 10, 2018

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