300-400 words and 2-3references with citations and please APA

I’m studying for my Engineering class and need an explanation.

Attacks on our national infrastructure are already happening. And the expectation is that they will continue to increase at an accelerated rate. For this week’s discussion, we’ll cover threats to our nation’s pipelines. To get started, read this article:

https://www.eenews.net/stories/1060054924

After reading the article, start a discussion thread and discuss how the types of threats discussed in the article could impact our economy, and how implementing Diversity and Commonality (as discussed in chapters 4 and 5) could help mitigate these threats.

You must do the following:

1) In order to post your initial response, create a new thread. As indicated above, discuss how the types of threats discussed in the article referenced above could impact our economy, and how implementing Diversity and Commonality (as discussed in chapters 4 and 5) could help mitigate these threats. The initial response should be a minimum of 400 words and include a minimum of 2 references. The initial response is due by 11:59 PM, EST, Thursday.

2) Select AT LEAST 2 other students’ threads and post your substantive peer responses. The peer responses should be a minimum of 200 words and include a minimum of 1 reference. The peer responses are due by 11:59 PM, EST, Sunday.