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The Malaysian Critical National Information Infrastructure (CNII) is defined as

those assets (real and virtual), systems and functions that are vital to the nation that their incapacity or destruction would have a devastating impact on:
  • National economic strength; Confidence that the nation's key growth area can successfully compete in global market while maintaining favourable standards of living.
  • National image; Projection of national image towards enhancing stature and sphere of influence.
  • National defence and security; guarantee sovereignty and independence whilst maintaining internal security.
  • Government capability to function; maintain order to perform and deliver minimum essential public services.
  • Public health and safety; delivering and managing optimal health care to the citizen.

The CNII sectors are:

  • National Defence & Security
  • Banking & Finance
  • Information & Communications
  • Energy
  • Transportation
  • Water
  • Health Services
  • Government
  • Emergency Services
  • Food & Agriculture.[1]

References Edit

  1. "About CNII" (full-text).

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