Search the World's Largest Database of Information Science & Technology Terms & Definitions
InfInfoScipedia LogoScipedia
A Free Service of IGI Global Publishing House
Below please find a list of definitions for the term that
you selected from multiple scholarly research resources.

What is Critical Infrastructures

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition
Systems that are vital to a nation's national security and well-being.
Published in Chapter:
Critical Infrastructure Protection and Security Benchmarks
Guillermo A. Francia III (Jacksonville State University, USA) and Xavier P. Francia (Jacksonville State University, USA)
Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 12
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5888-2.ch419
Full Text Chapter Download: US $37.50 Add to Cart
More Results
NERC CIP Standards: Review, Compliance, and Training
Entities whose operations and assets, physical or virtual, are vital to a nation’s interests.
Full Text Chapter Download: US $37.50 Add to Cart
Mitigating Unconventional Cyber-Warfare: Scenario of Cyber 9/11
Are the national assets, systems, and networks, whether physical or virtual that form the backbone of every nation’s economy, security, and health. National assets include the electric grid, water purification systems, transportation, communication, and financial infrastructures that may be owned by the government, public, or private entities.
Full Text Chapter Download: US $37.50 Add to Cart
Realizing a Multi-Layered Mobile Strategy for Underserved Areas for Cybersecurity Leadership
These are 16 sectors that comprise utilities and buildings, the massive network of highways, connecting bridges, and tunnels, railways, all necessary to continue normalcy in daily life. Relying on these vital systems is transportation, commerce, clean water, and electricity.
Full Text Chapter Download: US $37.50 Add to Cart
eContent Pro Discount Banner
InfoSci OnDemandECP Editorial ServicesAGOSR