Terrorist Threats to Energy Critical Infrastructure Technology and Protection Systems
Critical infrastructure is an umbrella term referring to a country's assets that are essential to the nation's security public health and safety economic vitality and way of life. This infrastructure is owned or operated by both the public and the private sector. All agencies responsible for protecting the critical infrastructure act to mitigate the risks through implementing risk management techniques. Even the best security management plans and legislation which compel their enforcement are worthless without proper implementation. In this implementation stage continuous analysis should be made. This effort necessitates investment in horizon scanning early warning risk analysis intelligence gathering and dissemination. With the help of these phases crises prevention crisis management post-crisis stabilization and consequence management could be conducted. All affected parties should also kept ready through training and education research and development programs and prepared to reply any kind of terrorist threat on the critical energy infrastructure.