Accession Number:

ADA413033

Title:

The National Strategy for the Physical Protection of Critical Infrastructures and Key Assets

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

97.0

Abstract:

THIS DOCUMENT REPRESENTS THE FIRST MILESTONE IN THE ROAD AHEAD. CONSISTENT WITH THE NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR HOMELAND SECURITY. THIS DOCUMENT IDENTIFIES A CLEAR SET OF GOALS AND OBJECTIVES AND OUTLINES THE GUIDING PRINCIPLES THAT WILL UNDERPIN OUR EFFORTS TO SECURE THE INFRASTRUCTURES AND ASSETS VITAL TO OUR PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY, NATIONAL SECURITY, GOVERNANCE, ECONOMY, AND PUBLIC CONFIDENCE SINCE SEPTEMBER 11, 2001. IT PROVIDES A UNIFYING STRUCTURE, DEFINES ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES, AND IDENTIFIES MAJOR INITIATIVES THAT WILL DRIVE OUR NEAR-TERM PROTECTION PRIORITIES. MOST IMPORTANTLY, IT ESTABLISHES A FOUNDATION FOR BUILDING AND FOSTERING A COOPERATIVE ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH GOVERNMENT, INDUSTRY, AND PRIVATE CITIZENS CAN WORK TOGETHER TO PROTECT OUR CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURES AND KEY ASSETS.

Subject Categories:

  • Defense Systems
  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE