Protecting Critical infrastructure 2008

Protecting National Infrastructure 2008

Protecting Critical infrastructure 2008 is a new, annual publication produced by the Homeland Security & Resilience Department of the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies.

The publication will contain articles on strategic planning for Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) protection and Security, and will analyse the major issues affecting it, as well as containing in-depth information on each of the nine sectors within the CNI, as defined by the Government. Giving a complete overview of the CNI and current affairs affecting it, it is set to become the publication for the companies and organisations that run and supply the UK’s Critical National Infrastructure.

The Government has identified nine sectors that comprise the CNI: communications, emergency services, energy, finance, food, government, health, transport and water. Each sector will be addressed in its own chapter, with articles that examine the issues specific to that sector and the measures that need to be taken to protect it from the threats of the modern world.

Protecting Critical Infrastructure 2008 will contain distinct sections that ensure everything is covered in depth and in context:


In-depth articles by top academics, journalists, government officers and RUSI experts will explain the latest strategy for protecting and securing the Critical National Infrastructure.

Company Profiles

Profiles of the companies running and supplying the CNI will look at the contribution they and their members make to the protection of the UK’s critical assets and services.

Sectors and Suppliers

Sector by sector, each component of the Critical National Infrastructure is explored in its own chapter. Containing articles outlining the issues specific to that sector, each chapter will also contain extensive listings of the suppliers and services vital to ensuring its security and protection.

For further information on:

  • the publication please download the PDF entitled ‘Protecting Critical Infrastructure 2008’ here, or on the right hand side under ‘Download’.
  • any editorial opportunities or queries contact Jennifer Cole on or +44 (0) 207 747 2658
  • profiling or sponsorship opportunities contact Suraj Lakhani on or +44 (0) 207 747 2629

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