Mitigative Steps that can be taken to Minimize Damage to Critical Infrastructure
Critical infrastructure refers to the assets that are important for basic functioning of the country. They are assets that support operations of society and the economy. There are different critical infrastructures and are grouped into categories like electricity generation, gas production, oil and oil products, telecommunication, water supply, agriculture, heating, public health, transportation, financial services, and lastly security services. Critical infrastructure is major targets during wars or during terrorism activities and their disruption can be a major blow to the economy. Critical infrastructure protection refers to preparedness and response to incidents that may harm critical infrastructure. The following are the mitigative sets that can be taken to protect critical infrastructures.