The Players

Chairman: Cyberspace Security Adviser Richard Clarke, repositioned in the White House from his former post as national coordinator for security, infrastructure protection and counterterrorism at the National Security Council.

Critical Infrastructure Protection Board: The national security adviser, homeland security adviser and the heads, or their designees, of the major departments and agencies.

Coordination Committee: Heads of the Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office, the National Communications System, the CIO Council, the National Infrastructure Protection Center and intelligence agencies.

Standing committees: Private Sector and State and Local Government Outreach; Executive Branch Information Systems Security; National Security Systems; Incident Response Coordination; Research and Development; National Security and Emergency Preparedness Communications; Physical Security; Infrastructure Interdependencies; International Affairs; and Financial and Banking Information Infrastructure. Source: Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office

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