The following information about critical infrastructure is provided to offer a source for general information on matters relating to the protection of the State's critical infrastructures.
Critical Infrastructure Sectors:
There are eighteen (18) critical infrastructure sectors and key resources which were identified in the President's National Strategy for Homeland Security. To view the President's National Strategy, click here.
The 18 Critical Infrastructure Sectors and Key Resources are identified as follows:
Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources:
The definitions provided in the National Strategy for Homeland Security, (NSHS) are as follows:
The NSHS also identifies certain high-profile events as being strongly coupled to our national symbols or national morale and deserving of special protective efforts by the federal government.
Critical Infrastructure Vulnerability Assessments:
The Colorado Rubicon team has been established to complete full-spectrum vulnerability assessments on critical infrastructure and key assets.
The team uses multiple assessment methodologies and systems to provide a comprehensive overview of potential threats and vulnerabilities with suggested recommendations for asset protection strategies.
For more information about Colorado Rubicon Team, click here.
Critical Infrastructure Frequently Asked Questions:
Q. How can I help protect critical infrastructure and key assets in Colorado?
A. Support the Critical Infrastructure Assessment Program by scheduling your site for a FREE vulnerability assessment. If you believe your site qualifies as a critical infrastructure or key asset and you would like to discuss the possibility of an assessment, please contact CIAC at 877-509-CIAC or email email@example.com .
Support your community by reporting suspicious activity to the Colorado Information Analysis Center (CIAC), at www.ciac.co.gov. In the event of an emergency requiring immediate law enforcement assistance, always call 911.
Q. How is the federal government protecting critical infrastructure?
A. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is tasked with critical infrastructure protection across the nation. For more information, please click here.
Q. How can I receive more general information for my business or community group?
A. Members of the Office of Preparedness and Security are available for presentations on the Colorado Information Analysis Center and the Critical Infrastructure Protection Program. To discuss a presentation, please call 877-509-CIAC or email firstname.lastname@example.org.