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Critical Information Infrastructures

Resilience and Protection

Hyslop, Maitland

2007, XI, 360 p.

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  • Thorough investigation of various elements of critical information infrastructures historically and in today's society
  • Comprehensive structure relevant and accessible to both professionals and academics
  • New work in emerging subject matter of timely importance

The world moves on Critical Information Infrastructures, and their resilience and protection is of vital importance. Starting with some basic definitions and assumptions on the topic, this book explores various aspects of Critical Infrastructures throughout the world – including the technological, political, economic, strategic and defensive.

This book will be of interest to the CEO and Academic alike as they grapple with how to prepare Critical Information Infrastructures for new challenges.

Key Features:

  • Definitions, a detailed appendix, and selected topics make the book a good point of entry into the field of Critical Information Infrastructures
  • Author has an array of experience in the private and public sectors, including involvement with the oil and gas, finance, food, health, government service, and law and order infrastructures

  • Thorough investigation of various elements of critical information infrastructures using specific case studies of historic and contemporary importance

  • Comprehensive structure relevant and accessible to both professionals and academics

  • New approach to looking at resilience, critical infrastructure and obstructive marketing

    Content Level » Research

    Keywords » Critical Infrastructure Protection - Cryptography - East India Company - Information Technology Security - Reliability - data security - eBusiness - security

    Related subjects » General Issues - Security and Cryptology

    Table of contents 

    Definitions and Assumptions.- Critical Infrastructures and Critical Information Infrastructures: Approaches by Geography.- Critical Infrastructures and Critical Information Infrastructures: by Type.- Critical Information Infrastructure.- Some Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Environmental, Legal and Other Process Effects on Critical Infrastructures.- Comments on Standards in Information Security, Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity and Business Resilience.- A Tangential Threat To OECD Resilience: The Twenty-First Century East India Company.- Resilience and Outsourcing Call Centers Offshore: A Case Study.- Information Infrastructure: Resilience, Recovery, and Security.- A Suggested Approach to Individual, Corporate, National, and International Resilience, Critical Infrastructures, and Critical Information Infrastructures.- General Summary and Conclusions.- A Manifesto for Change.

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