CI-Definition (CIP Strategy, BMI 2009)
The ability of a system, community or society exposed to hazards to resist, absorb, accommodate to and recover from the effects of a hazard in a timely and efficient manner, including through the preservation and restoration of its essential basic structures and functions
Federal Ministry of the Interior (BMI) (2014): National Strategy for Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP Strategy). Berlin.
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction: Terminology. Resilience. Online verfügbar unter https://www.unisdr.org/we/inform/terminology#letter-r, zuletzt geprüft am 14.10.2016.