CPNI is a UK Government agency that provides advice and sets standards for the protection of facilities deemed vital for the functioning of the country. These sites are integral to ensuring continuous and unhindered essential services despite threats from natural events, major accidents and malicious attacks for the following service areas:
- emergency services
- financial services
The UK Government use a "Criticality Scale" to categorise levels for severity of impact. This includes three impact dimensions: impact on delivery of the nation's essential services; economic impact (arising from loss of essential service) and impact on life (arising from loss of essential service).
Ipsotek VISuite gained CPNI accreditation and is certified to be used to secure Critical National Infrastructures.
Read more about the CPNI accreditation at http://www.cpni.gov.uk.