Given the production and distribution systems for energy in oil, gas, electricity and related items which aspect is more vulnerable to natural disasters and terrorism—production or distribution?

Question #1
Given the discussion about CI vulnerabilities, do you expect an increasing number of infrastructure failures in the United States? What can be done to address them?

Question #2
How best should infrastructure leaders and managers prepare for crisis management tasks on a regular basis and thereby update their system EOPs? Where does the scope of private sector responsibilities end and where does the NRF and federal authorities begin?

Question #3
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Given the production and distribution systems for energy in oil, gas, electricity and related items which aspect is more vulnerable to natural disasters and terrorism—production or distribution?

Question #4
When conflicts arise between military demands and civilian needs for energy in short supply or after a major crisis which area deserves priority and why—the military or the civilian economy?

Question #5
Our fragile infrastructures face a variety of threats and systems management requires that we devise policies and programs to protect them. Given the variety of physical threats to infrastructure, what would you say if you were a newly appointed Chief Risk Officer for a large energy organization and you were asked to write your own job description?

Question #6
How can the government sector – federal, state, or local – achieve better results with departments and agencies in reporting malicious activity on their cyber networks and systems? What should be done with such reporting?

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