Critical infrastructure (CI) is not only essential for the successful functioning of governance and society, it is a critical element to homeland defense and security. A power grid functioning at full capacity, an operational and expansive communication network, a streamlined and efficient transportation system, and water infrastructure delivering clean and affordable water free of pollution are all necessary toward ensuring national security. The United States has identified 16 critical sectors that serve as vital assets, systems, and networks. Instability in these systems could have a debilitating impact upon the economic security and vitality of the nation. Prioritizing the physical, operational, and virtual condition of these systems and ensuring their resilience will foster a sense of confidence and promote a culture of sustainability. This podcast will explore these matters and offer potential suggestions to increase critical infrastructure resiliency.
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