Critical Infrastructure Protection: Security Vulnerabilities in Houses of Worship and Schools

This paper is written to assess the network of systems and assets that are essential to daily life. Describing the sectors of critical infrastructure as defined by the Unites States Department of Homeland Security and outlined by Presidential Policy Directive 21. The main focus will be on schools and houses of worship and how the use of vulnerability assessments are used to protect these areas. The subject is broken down by its history, importance, vulnerabilities, and policy suggestions.