Protected Critical Infrastructure Information

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Definitions

European Definitions

National Definitions

Australia

Protected information means a document or information that:
(a) is obtained by a person in the course of exercising powers, or
performing duties or functions, under this Act; or
(b) records or is the fact that an asset is declared under section 51 to be a critical infrastructure asset; or
(c) was a document or information to which paragraph (a) or (b) applied and is obtained by a person by way of an authorised disclosure under Division 3 of Part 4 or in accordance with section 46. [1]


United States

PCII protections mean that homeland security partners can be confident that sharing their information with the government will not expose sensitive or proprietary data. [2]

The Protected Critical Infrastructure Information (PCII) Program is an information-protection program that enhances voluntary information sharing between infrastructure owners and operators and the US government. PCII protections mean that homeland security partners can be confident that sharing their information with the government will not expose sensitive or proprietary data.

See also

NIST Publication on Controlled Unclassified Information (UCI). [3]

Notes

  1. Security of Critical Infrastructure Bill 2018
  2. PCII Program, DHS, United States
  3. NIST SP800-171 - Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations (2015).