National Infrastructure are those facilities, systems, sites, information, people, networks and processes, necessary for a country to function and upon which daily life depends. It also includes some functions, sites and organizations which are not critical to the maintenance of essential services, but which need protection due to the potential danger to the public.
Throughout the world national infrastructure sectors can include chemicals, communications, emergency services, energy, finance, food, government, health, transport and water to name a few. Several sectors have defined ‘sub-sectors’; Emergency Services for example can be split into Police, Ambulance, and Fire Services.
Each sector has one or more Lead Government Department(s) (LGD) responsible for the sector, and ensuring protective security is in place for critical assets.
‘Those critical elements of infrastructure, namely assets, facilities, systems, networks or processes and the essential workers that operate and facilitate them), the loss or compromise of which could result in major detrimental impact on the availability, integrity or delivery of essential services – including those services whose integrity, if compromised, could result in significant loss of life or casualties – taking into account significant economic or social impacts; and can even significantly impact on national security, or the functioning of the state.
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