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Cybersecurity is considered as a new sector of homeland security.

What threat do cyber-attacks pose to the United States?
The ISIS Cyber Caliphate’s hit the U.S. Central Command’s (CONUS/Florida) Twitter page on January 12, 2015. Explore and characterize the incident in terms of the threat, ISIS motive, message, capabilities to further the group’s cause. How was the incident handled, and what were some lessons learned? Based on your findings, suggest future, improved ways to protect the U.S. homeland.
What if there was a successful terrorist group cyber-attack on the Pentagon, immobilizing the Department of Defense’s network communications or a segment of the U.S. critical infrastructure along the eastern or western coasts? Would this be an act of war? Discuss. Outline the various decisions necessary to mitigate such a disaster.

Explore and discuss a U.S. cybersecurity terrorist act that occurred within the last three years. Your example can be either a U.S. homeland incident or an act against a U.S. embassy.

The ISIS Cyber Caliphate’s hit the U.S. Central Command’s (CONUS/Florida) Twitter page on January 12, 2015. Explore and characterize the incident in terms of the threat, ISIS motive, message, capabilities to further the group’s cause. How was the incident handled, and what were some lessons learned? Based on your findings, suggest future, improved ways to protect the U.S. homeland.