A critical asset is
|“||[a]n asset that supports national security, national economic security, and/or crucial public health and safety activities.||”|
Critical assets are
|“||[f]acilities, systems, and equipment which, if destroyed, degraded, or otherwise rendered unavailable, would affect the reliability or operability of the Bulk Electric System.||”|
- Practices for Securing Critical Information Assets, at 9.
- NERC, Glossary of Terms Used in NERC Reliability Standards 25 (May 25, 2012) (full-text).