CHAPTER 16CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION AND KEY ASSETSProtecting America’s Most Important Targets

The security and resilience of the critical systems, services, and resources that sustain our daily lives are vital to ensuring that our Nation continues to prosper and thrive. We must deepen our understanding of the nature of the risks to these infrastructures and effectively prioritize our efforts to reduce vulnerabilities.

(U.S.) Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Report, February 2010

CHAPTER OVERVIEW

Many citizens take for granted the assets that are the “lifeblood” of America, both the physical infrastructure serving as the foundation of modern life and the beloved structures and artifacts standing as enduring symbols of the nation. ...

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