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CIS 502 WEEK 6 ASSIGNMENT 2 Assignment 2: Critical Infrastructure Protection Due Week 6 and worth 110 points According to the text, Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) is an important cybersecurity initiative that requires careful planning and coordination in protecting our infrastructure. You may use the following resources in order to complete the assignment, “National Infrastructure Protection Plan”, located at http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/NIPP_Plan.pdf DHS Critical Infrastructure Security Webpage, located at https://www.dhs.gov/topic/critical- infrastructure-security “NIST Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity,” located at http://www.nist.gov/cyberframework/upload/cybersecurity-framework-021214-final.pdf “NIST Roadmap for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity,” located at http://www.nist.gov/cyberframework/upload/roadmap-021214.pdf Write a three to five (3-5) page paper in which you: Interpret the Department of Homeland Security’s mission, operations and responsibilities. Detail the Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) initiatives, what they protect, and the methods we use to protect our assets. Analyze the way in which CIP has or has not advanced between the releases of the DHS’ NIPP and the NIST’s Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. Justify your response.