Discuss the unique characteristics and risk landscape of the Communications and Information Technology sectors. How should the public and private sectors be coordinated to assist in securing these sectors?
The Communications Sector is vital to the United States economy, government, public safety, and business efficiency and success. What was once a voice service provider, this sector has grown into vast and interconnected systems that are wireless, satellite, and terrestrial in nature (DHS, 2017a). The systems are highly dependent on each other, in addition to the sector’s effect as a whole on other critical infrastructures. There are a vast amount of risks to the Communications Sector, including weather events (wildfires, hurricanes, and even geomagnetic solar super storms), the supply chain, political and economic unrest, and cyber threats. Aging infrastructure,….