David Weissman is a Ph.D. candidate at Colorado State University in the Systems Engineering Department. His current area of research is in cybersecurity solutions for government and business infrastructure advancement. He is currently focused on Internet of Things security, particularly relating the use of deception technology to protect and reduce risk to critical assets. He has worked in advanced technical, business, and financial professional capacities for 25+ years involving both defense and commercial sectors.
Critical Infrastructure Protection is one of the HDIAC’s eight technical focus areas. This SOAR reviews the current state of emerging technologies and methodologies relating to the protection of infrastructure and resources critical to national security. The report takes a look at the evolution of our critical infrastructure protective measures, the physical and cyber threats to our critical infrastructure, and the role government has in working with the owners of the largely privately-owned infrastructure assets.