Month/Year of Graduation


Degree Name

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)


Computer Science

First Advisor

Greg Hoff


The Michigan Army National Guard DCOE is hoping to increase their understanding of the physical, electrical, protocol, and logical topography of internet service. In order to understand the infrastructure of the internet, information must be collected on its pieces. By studying, describing, and illustrating the infrastructure of the global internet we can develop hardening tactics, improve user training, and develop contingency plans in the case of an attack. The research is focused on where data lives, locating data centers in the region, identifying global infrastructure and who owns it, and potential for hardening. An interactive map has been created in QGIS to plot the collected data. The information has been stored in a repository for ease of access and the continuation of the project.