Critical infrastructure protection plan ensures that in the event of emergencies, the corporation has diverse and useful strategies of dealing with such unfavorable events in order to avoid disruptions to the normal operations or cripple its economic well being. The CIP service or unit should receive utmost support to enable it carry out its mandate effectively. Events such as natural disaster can ruin normal business operations and destroy the general infrastructure of a corporation.
The corporation should be well equipped with critical infrastructure protection plan to effectively monitor and prepare for events that are likely to destroy its financial health. It also needs to assess how vulnerable it is to cyber attacks that could allow the enemies get valuable information to use against it and in effect eliminate those vulnerabilities. It should also be able to develop a threat detection and prevention system to alert on any potential attacks to reduce or eliminate losses occurring from such.