Critical Infrastructure Protection, Risk Management, and Resilience: A Policy Perspective

1st Edition

Kelley Cronin, Nancy E. Marion

CRC Press
Published December 6, 2016
Textbook - 366 Pages
ISBN 9781498734905 - CAT# K26400

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Gives readers a history of risk assesment, critical infrastructure protection and the homeland security enterprise

Takes a look at the complex policies and legal issues surrounding the subject

Presents a methodology that is useful for practitioner and used in the fiels

Fills a gap between texts are either too technical or broad to be of use.

Includes several chapters covering individual sector challenges withing CIP.


Critical Infrastructure Protection and Risk Management covers the history of risk assessment, crtical infrastructure protection, and the various structures that make up the homeland security enterprise. The authors examine risk assessment in the public and private sectors, the evolution of laws and regulations, and the policy challenges facing the 16 critical infrastructure sectors. The book will take a comprehensive look at the issues surrounding risk assessment and the challenges facing decision makers who must make risk assessment choices.