FEMA 452: Risk Assessment: A How-To Guide to Mitigate Potential
... critical assets and functions within buildings, determining the threats to those
assets, and assessing the vulnerabilities associated with those threats. Based on
those considerations, the methods presented in this How-To Guide provide a
means to assess the risk to the assets and to make risk-based ...
Critical infrastructure protection
Critical infrastructure protection (CIP) is a concept that relates to the preparedness and response to serious incidents that involve the critical infrastructure of a region or nation.The American Presidential directive PDD-63 of May 1998 set up a national program of ""Critical Infrastructure Protection"".In Europe the equivalent ""European Programme for Critical Infrastructure Protection"" (EPCIP) refers to the doctrine or specific programs created as a result of the European Commission's directive EU COM(2006) 786 which designates European critical infrastructure that, in case of fault, incident, or attack, could impact both the country where it is hosted and at least one other European Member State. Member states are obliged to adopt the 2006 directive into their national statutes.