Infrastructure Protection: Academia
Information Infrastructure Commission 'The Global
Information Infrastructure Commission (GIIC) is an independent,
non-governmental initiative involving communications related
industry leaders from developing as well as industrialized
countries. The GIIC has been established to respond to the
recognition that traditional institutions and regulatory
frameworks can no longer meet the increasingly complex challenges
and opportunities of globalized information.'
Information Infrastructure Project 'As the Harvard Information Infrastructure
Project (HIIP) moves into its second decade, the information revolution continues
to penetrate every aspect of daily life around the globe, affecting everything
from national security to personal privacy, from economic competitiveness
to democratic participation in governance. The HIIP identifies key issues
and guides responsible policy in this critical and fast-moving area.
Foundation for the Security of Information Infrastructures in Switzerland
'aims at creating in close partnership with the public and the private
sector the organizational and structural conditions.'.
Assurance Advisory Council (UK) 'is a unique partnership for
the information age that brings together corporate leaders, public
policy makers and the research community' within the United Kingdom.
for Security Technology Studies (ISTS) serves
as a national center for cybersecurity and counterterrorism research,
development, and analysis. Our research programs concentrate
on threats to information infrastructure systems as well as national
information sharing needs. Additionally, ISTS develops technology
to strengthen America's response to attacks via weapons of mass
for Critical Infrastructure Security 'Our Mission: Coordinate
cross-sector initiatives, and complement public / private efforts
to promote and assure reliable provision of critical infrastructure
services in the face of emerging risks to economic and national security.'
- Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific
Research 'The Netherlands government
has contracted TNO for Critical Infrastructure
Protection studies (Bitbreuk and KWINT).
TNO maintains a web page with relevant information
on infrastructure studies, protection and