Beyond Information Security


Critical infrastructures are organizations and institutions of major importance to the state, whose failure or impairment would result in disruptions to utility supply, public safety or other dramatic consequences. (UP KRITIS Flyer, BSI-Fbl15 / 01C22). Critical services for the Federal Republic of Germany are:

  • Energy
  • Nutrition
  • ICT (Information and communication technologies)
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Media and culture
  • Water
  • Finance and insurance