The Mayor of your city is concerned with the increase in cyberattacks targeting cities across the United States. She realizes that as more city services are being added for online delivery, it is important to proactively address the security of the city’s digital infrastructure. She has decided to transform the information system infrastructure in the city to ensure that they minimize cybersecurity risks.
As an aspiring systems analyst what would you recommend to the Mayor to transform your city’s information systems infrastructure? Highlight the assumptions you make and discuss why your recommendations will help the city defend itself against future cyberattacks. (300 words)
Assume the Mayor has accepted your proposal for defending the city’s information systems infrastructure. She is keen to proceed with the project and requests you to create a project plan to execute this project. What would be the key steps in the plan and why? (200 words)