Socio-economic development stimulated by accelerated technological progress and globalization have enhanced expression of strong interdependence and interaction of systems that ensure the security and welfare of human society.
Transnational interconnections of infrastructures and the area of event risk, which borrowed elements of representation and evolution set by the process of globalization, perpetuate risks regarding critical infrastructures and allow effects of aggression to extend on some systems and processes of other countries.
Connections between functionality and sustainability of critical infrastructures and fundamental elements of economic-social, political and military existence of a state, alliance etc. significantly strengthen the link between security and the role of infrastructural systems in expressing needs and promoting national interests, regardless of contextual configuration.
Stability and security go hand in hand with the proper functioning of critical infrastructure networks, the need to protect them being essential to avoid serious disruption to society. Continue reading “Critical Infrastructure Protection Forum 2016 / 1st Edition”