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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

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Infrastructure Security and Policy Analysis (HLS 330)


Self-study, self-paced.

Various; distance learning format.

December 2023 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: Understand the impact of fragmentation and dissolution networks on infrastructure security and policy; Analyze the strengths and limitations of public - private partnerships in enhancing infrastructure security; Examine the enforcement of Critical Energy Infrastructure Information (CEII) and Sensitive Unclassified Non - Safeguards Information (SUNSI) in infrastructure security and policy; Evaluate the effectiveness of harmonized models and frameworks in managing infrastructure security risks; Discuss the challenges and best practices associated with safeguarding critical infrastructure systems; Recognize the significance of infrastructure control systems and their role in enhancing security; and Explore the implications of climate change on infrastructure security and long - term challenges.


This course provides a comprehensive examination of the field of infrastructure security and policy. It explores the challenges, strategies, and best practices involved in safeguarding critical infrastructure systems. Students will learn about the complexity and vulnerabilities of interconnected networks, the role of public-private partnerships, regulatory oversight, and the impact of climate change on infrastructure security. Through this course students will develop a deep understanding of the theories, concepts, and practical applications of infrastructure security and policy.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Homeland Security, Emergency Management, Criminal Justice, Political Science, or Public Administration (3/24).