National Infrastructure Security Co-ordination Centre. Peter Burnett Head of Information Sharing. www.niscc.gov.uk. Home Secretary 1999. “…working with the private sector…to ensure adequate standards of protection for the key systems falling within the critical national infrastructure…
National Infrastructure Security Co-ordination Centre
Head of Information Sharing
NISCC is an interdepartmental centre which co-ordinates activity in support of this aim across a range of organisations. Each of these contributes resources and expertise to NISCC’s programme of work according to its own remit, its own priorities, in relation to the challenge in hand, and depending on what value it can add.
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Cabinet Office – Civil Contingencies Secretariat (CCS)
Office of e-Envoy
DSTL (ex DERA)
Department of Trade & Industry (DTI)
National Hi-Tech Crime Unit (NHTCU)
Ministry of Defence
“an Interdepartmental Centre”
Those parts of the United Kingdom’s infrastructure for which continuity is so important to national life that loss, significant interruption or degradation of service would have life-threatening, serious economic or other grave social consequences for the community, or would otherwise be of immediate concern to the Government.
NISCC’s aim is to minimise the risk to the critical national infrastructure from electronic attack.
Critical National Infrastructure
the threat of
Research and Development/ Policy/ Mapping
The WARP model
Local authority, trade association,
interest group, industry sector
London Borough C etc.
London Borough A
in each Borough
Supported by SOCITM, OeE & NISCC
Future ‘LA’ WARPs
33 London Boroughs
OtherWARP for London Boroughs (www.lcwarp.org)
A Shared Solution