Significant Challenges in Developing Critical Infrastructure Protection in the Czech Republic
PhDr. Petra Skalická, Police Academy of Czech Republic in Prague, Faculty of Security Management, Department of Crisis Management

The article summarizes the outputs of the author’s scientific and research activities which focus on critical infrastructure protection and some possibilities for its development. It critically evaluates the current state of the problem conception in the Czech Republic and introduces the objectives of the scientific and research activities of the author and used methods. It briefly comments on the scope and specialization and summarizes the key research results and benefits for the development of theory and practice.
Keywords: Security management, emergency (crisis) management, critical infrastructure protection, systems approach, sustainable development, cooperation between the public and private sector (public private partnership).