Critical Information Infrastructures

Resilience and Protection

  • Maitland Hyslop

About this book


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


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    Authors and affiliations

    • Maitland Hyslop
      • 1
    1. 1.Aurora CourtRiverside ParkUK

    Bibliographic information

    • DOI
    • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2007
    • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
    • eBook Packages Computer Science
    • Print ISBN 978-0-387-71861-3
    • Online ISBN 978-0-387-71862-0
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