Critical infrastructures are the physical and virtual systems essential to the minimum operations of the economy and the government. Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) is a critical agenda item for governments in the developed countries. In these countries, policies and procedures on CIP are already in place and required laws are in action as well. In Turkey, some official introductory studies have been performed in 2009. However, there are a number of steps that Turkey still has to take. In this study, key definitions are provided firstly. After the definitions, the efforts of USA, EU, OECD and NATO are summarized. The last two sections of the paper are dedicated to the steps taken by Turkey and the challenges still ahead Turkey.
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International Conference on eGovernment Sharing Experiences
Karabacak, B., & Ozkan, S. (2009). Critical infrastructure protection status and action items of Turkey. International Conference on eGovernment Sharing Experiences Retrieved from https://fuse.franklin.edu/facstaff-pub/40