In this assignment, students will apply all concepts learned throughout the course. Students will clearly communicate their understanding of what is required to secure an organization’s most critical assets and infrastructure.
In a 750- to 1000-word paper, describe the main components of a 1- to 3-year strategic plan you would present to your organization’s senior leadership for consideration and implementation. You may choose to do this for a federal agency or an organization from the private sector. Make sure to address the following:
- Name five critical policies you feel the organization should have and why they are important.
- Name five critical risks to infrastructure most organizations face and how they can be addressed.
- What framework or certification process would you recommend the organization implement and why?
- Indicate time, resources, and technology that may be required as part of the implementation process.
Make sure to reference academic or NIST official publications (most current year available via the Internet) or other relevant sources published within the last 5 years.
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This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competencies and professional standards:
MS Information Assurance and Cybersecurity
2.1: Evaluate the appropriateness of cybersecurity frameworks for developing a cyber security program to align with business needs.
4.3: Identify vulnerabilities and risks to an organization’s critical infrastructure.
5.2: Evaluate the appropriateness of cybersecurity frameworks for developing a cyber security program to align with business needs.
5.1: Identify vulnerabilities and risks to an organization’s critical infrastructure.