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This web page is dedicated to the Second Edition of "Critical Infrastructure: Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness", authored by Bob Radvanovsky and Allan McDougall.

Information contained within this web page offer references that are web-based in nature, as a measure of preserving the information contained within this book. The reason for doing this will ensure that references aren't lost, and can be quickly, and easily, retrieved for those requiring further information.

References are broken down based on each chapter contained within the book. This web page is dedicated to Chapter 1: Introduction to Critical Infrastructure Assurance.

Chapter 1: Introduction to Critical Infrastructure Assurance. This chapter provides the base for the entire book and what is described in some of the historical backgrounds of "critical infrastructure", and why it is importance to the United States. There will be some terms and definitions covering a brief synopsis of the intent of this book and what is to be expected from Critical Infrastructure Assurance and Protection Specialists professionals.

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  • www.usfa.fema.gov/subjects/emr-isac/what_is_shtm [ch1ref1]
  • www.tsl.state.tx.us/ld/pubs/compsecurity/glossary.html [ch1ref2]
  • www.idart.sandia.gov [ch1ref3]
  • The National Archives (United Kingdom), The Cabinet Papers 1915-1978, The International Monetary Fund and Bretton Woods Conference [ch1ref4]
  • The Library of COngress, CRS Report for Congerss, Guarding America: Security Guards and U.S. Critical Infrastructure Protection, CRS-RL32670 (November 2004) [ch1ref5]
  • Combating Terrorism, Chemical Plant Security, House Commitee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats / International Relations, Series No. 108-156, 02/23/04 [ch1ref6] [ch1ref6a]
  • www.dhs.gov/xprevprot/programs/gc_1226007062942.shtm [ch1ref7]
  • www.dhs.gov/xnews/releases/pr_122063743917.shtm [ch1ref7a]
  • georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/infocus/homeland/index.html [ch1ref8]
  • frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=107_cong_public_laws&docid=f:publ296.107.pdf [ch1ref9]
  • Principles of Emergency Management Supplement, p. 5, FEMA Emergency Management Institute, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federa Emergency Management Agency, release September 11, 2007 [ch1ref10]
  • DHS Office of Private Sector Liasion [ch1ref11]