The Critical Infrastructure Coordination Group (CICG) serves as "the primary interagency working group for developing and implementing policy and for coordinating the federal government's own internal security measures."
|“||The [CICG] addresses several topics related to CIP: research and development (R&D); personnel and training; U.S. Government as a model for CIP; detection and warning; Information Security Assurance Center (ISAC)/lead agency activities; reconstitution; intelligence; international coordination, and legislation.||”|
The CICG includes high-level agency representation (including the Sector Liaisons), the National Economic Council, and all other relevant agencies. CICG is chaired by the National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Counter-terrorism.
The CICG has issued a number of publications, including:
- Critical Infrastructure Glossary of Terms and Acronyms
- National Plan for Information Systems Protection
- Practices for Security Critical Information Assets