Centre for Critical Infrastructure Protection

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The Centre for Critical Infrastructure Protection (CCIP) is an organisational unit of New Zealand's Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB). It is dedicated to working with New Zealand's critical national infrastructure organisations, industry and government departments to improve the protection and computer security of the critical national infrastructure against Internet-based threats.[1]

The CCIP was established in 2001. It reports directly to the Prime Minister of New Zealand.[citation needed]

Mission, vision and functions[edit]

The CCIP's mission, vision and functions are:[1]

Mission: The Centre for Critical Infrastructure Protection (CCIP) is dedicated to improving the protection and computer security of New Zealand's Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) from cyber based threats.

Vision: To become a reliable, recognised and highly-regarded source of information relevant to the protection of CNI.

Functions:

  • To provide 24/7 watch and warning advice to the owners and operators of our CNI and the New Zealand Government;
  • To investigate and analyse cyber incidents that occur against our CNI; and
  • To work with CNI protection agencies both nationally and internationally to improve the awareness and understanding of cyber security in New Zealand.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Centre for Critical Infrastructure Protection

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