Cyber Security of the UK's Critical National Infrastructure Contents


Committee information


1 Introduction

2 Protecting CNI against cyber attack: a ‘wicked’ problem

Dynamic threats

Complex challenges

Resilience, not security

3 The National Cyber Security Strategy 2016–2021 and CNI

Defining ‘critical’ national infrastructure

Setting and delivering strategic objectives, and measuring progress

Transparency of 2016 NCSS implementation

4 Building CNI cyber resilience: getting ahead and staying ahead

An “expanded role” for the Government on CNI?

Regulation: fixing market failure by setting a higher benchmark

Cultural change: creating an environment for continual improvement

Supply chains

Corporate governance and reporting

Cyber insurance

5 Leadership within Government

Political leadership: driving change across Government and CNI sectors

Technical leadership: the National Cyber Security Centre

Providing a single point of contact

Collaborating with the private sector

Meeting demand for NCSC services and expertise

Conclusions and recommendations

Annex 1: Glossary

Annex 2: Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 19 November 2018