By Faylin Mutch, alumna of American Military University
It is incredibly rewarding to be able to apply what is learned in the classroom directly to one’s career. I recently completed the course, Threat Analysis (INTL634), with Dr. Joseph DiRenzo. One of our assignments was to write a research paper and I knew I wanted to write something that had real-life application.
As a senior administrator for county government in Ohio, I don’t work in public safety, but I do work in a public works department.
My agency focuses on wastewater treatment infrastructure, which is considered to be critical infrastructure.[Related Article: Protecting the Nation’s Infrastructure against an EMP Attack]
Prior to Dr. DiRenzo’s course, I had not thought about whether or not our wastewater treatment plants had been subjected to a comprehensive threat analysis, so I started looking into it.
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