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Welcome to the Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Review website.

Today’s interdependent and interconnected world requires joint efforts and holistic approaches to the growing number of attacks against critical infrastructure assets, which have increasingly become a necessity in order to address ever-evolving convergent threats to our economy, security and well-being.

Delta Business Media announces the debut of Critical Infrastructure Protection Review, the go-to destination for the latest news, insights and expert knowledge, which will assist governments, and the public and private sectors to improve the security and resilience of vital critical infrastructures and strengthen their preparedness to recover from the physical and cyber attacks.

With an initial subscriber base encompassing key decision makers and professionals from the defence, law enforcement, transportation, energy, banking, telecommunication and other critical sectors, the publishers aim to enhance cooperation and provide an effective information-sharing platform, which will engage top-security leaders through news, articles and events.

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Top News


  • The security revolution: Is protecting critical infrastructure all talk and no action?

    August 9, 2017

    Through the first half of this year, the number of U.S. data breaches reached a record 791, which is 29 percent higher than a year ago. And a survey of leading security experts at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, last month found that 60 percent believed there will be a successful attack on the nation’s critical ...

  • Brussels police shoot at car ‘full of explosives’

    August 8, 2017

    Police in Brussels have opened fire on a car believed to be filled with explosives. Shots were fired after a high-speed chase through the suburb of Molenbeek. The vehicle then reportedly got stuck in traffic, at which point it reversed into a police car. Belgian broadcaster RTL quoted a police spokesman as saying: “We got the driver out, ...

  • Six UPS workers injured by chemical leak at New Hampshire facility

    August 8, 2017

    Six workers were treated for respiratory problems on Tuesday after nitric acid leaked from a package at a United Parcel Service distribution facility in southern New Hampshire, a fire official said. The facility, in Nashua, about 45 miles northwest of Boston, was evacuated following reports of a chemical leak just after 7 a.m. local time, said ...

  • NotBeingPetya: UK critical infrastructure firms face huge fines for lax security

    August 8, 2017

    The UK government has announced that businesses providing essential services like energy and transport could be fined as much as £17m or 4 per cent of global turnover for failing to have effective cyber security measures in place. The proposals from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport satisfy requirements under the EU Network and ...

  • Self-Driving Cars Can Be Hacked By Just Putting Stickers On Street Signs

    August 8, 2017

    Car Hacking is a hot topic, though it’s not new for researchers to hack cars. Previously they had demonstrated how to hijack a car remotely, how to disable car’s crucial functions like airbags, and even how to steal cars. But the latest car hacking trick doesn’t require any extra ordinary skills to accomplished. All it takes is a simple sticker onto ...

  • Manchester airport pipe bomb plotter found guilty

    August 8, 2017

    A man who tried to smuggle a pipe bomb onto a flight from Britain’s Manchester Airport was found guilty of possessing explosives with intent to harm on Tuesday. Nadeem Muhammed, 43, was trying to board a Ryanair flight to Italy on January 30, when security officials discovered the explosive device hidden in his carry-on luggage. Built inside ...

  • Nuclear-concerned Norway wants to give iodine tablets to citizens

    August 8, 2017

    The presence of nuclear submarines along the coast of Norway means an increased risk of accidents, according to Norwegian authorities. Maritime visits such as those from the 172-metre-long Russian sub Dmitry Donskoi, the world’s largest nuclear submarine currently sailing off Norway’s coast, are no longer a rare event, according to the Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority (Statens strålevern, ...

  • Cyber threats prompt return of radio for ship navigation

    August 8, 2017

    The risk of cyber attacks targeting ships’ satellite navigation is pushing nations to delve back through history and develop back-up systems with roots in World War Two radio technology. Ships use GPS (Global Positioning System) and other similar devices that rely on sending and receiving satellite signals, which many experts say are vulnerable to jamming by ...

  • AI can now detect anthrax which could help the fight against bioterrorism

    August 7, 2017

    In an effort to combat bioterrorism, scientists in South Korea have trained artificial intelligence to speedily spot anthrax. The new technique is not 100 percent accurate yet, but it’s orders of magnitude faster than our current testing methods. And it could revolutionize how we screen mysterious white powders for the deadly bioweapon. Researchers at the Korea ...

  • UK Government issues cyber security guidelines for driverless cars

    August 7, 2017

    As vehicles get smarter, cyber security in the automotive industry is becoming an increasing concern. As a result, the UK government has issued new, relevant cyber security guidelines for connected and driverless cars. Cars are now becoming connected Wi-Fi hotspots, and are well on their way to autonomy. But, this leaves them vulnerable to hacking and ...


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