• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

The course explores the national security concept of strategic fragility as it applies to modern society's growing reliance on interconnected, complex, and potentially fragile critical infrastructures.

Learning Objectives

  • The course covers the rise of fragile infrastructures, the role of the information infrastructure as a control mechanism, sources of vulnerability, examples of infrastructure attacks and their consequences, and potential means to mitigate risks and deter attacks by others on our strategic infrastructures.
  • The course also examines current roles and missions of various U.S. Government entities and military commands in light of the potential threat from strategic infrastructure attacks.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Cyber Operations