L16 Challenge Questions Answers

Hello Friends in this article i am gone to share Coursera Course: Cybersecurity Policy for Water and Electricity Infrastructures Week 3 | L16 Challenge Questions Answers with you..

Homeland security is about safeguarding the United States from domestic catastrophic destruction. Domestic catastrophic destruction comes in two forms: natural and manmade. For most of history, the manmade variety came in the form of warfare and required the combined resources of a nation state. 

L16 Challenge Questions Answers

Question 1)
What is the worst reasonable consequence of a cyber attack on the North American electric grid?

  • It could have cascading consequences across other infrastructures.
  • It could destroy all electricity generators.
  • It could devastate the economy and undermine US government.
  • It could shut down the North American grid for months if not years.

Generators are made overseas, meaning it could take years to replace those destroyed in a cyber attack.


Question 2)
Under PPD-21 and 2013 National Infrastructure Protection Plan, which Federal department is the Sector-Specific Agency responsible for working with electricity utilities to protect this infrastructure sector?

  • DoD
  • DoE
  • EPA
  • DHS

DoE works with electric utilities through FERC.


Question 3)
Participation in the National Infrastructure Protection Plan Risk Management Framework is compulsory for electricity infrastructure owners and operators.

  • True
  • False

Participation is voluntary.



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