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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.

Critical Infrastructure Protection Review, the go-to destination for the latest news, insights and expert knowledge is designed to assist governments, and the public and private sectors to improve the security and resilience of vital critical infrastructures and strengthen their preparedness to withstand and recover from the physical and cyber attacks.

With a subscriber base encompassing key decision makers and professionals from the defence, law enforcement, transportation, energy, banking, telecommunication and other critical sectors, we 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

  • Industrial cyber security continues to be poor, warns report

    February 1, 2018

    It is not just western countries such as the US and the UK that are being targeted by hackers, as the rapidly developed and wealthy nations of the Middle East become targets of both politically and financially driven attacks. Discover how cyber security expertise can help businesses in the Middle East navigate digital transformations and ...

  • Achieving cybersecurity on the water

    February 1, 2018

    If Russia can hack its way into our elections and digital mischief makers in China can deface the White House website, what chance do vessel operators have of maintaining cybersecurity within their fleets? Once we’re networked, there probably is no such thing as absolute security, but given our dependence on digital data for everything from navigation ...

  • Critical Oracle Micros POS Flaw Affects Over 300,000 Payment Systems

    January 31, 2018

    Oracle has released a security patch update to address a critical remotely exploitable vulnerability that affects its MICROS point-of-sale (POS) business solutions for the hospitality industry. The fix has been released as part of Oracle’s January 2018 update that patches a total of 238 security vulnerabilities in its various products. According to public disclosure by ERPScan, the security firm which discovered ...

  • Utilities ill-equipped to face increasingly disparate cybersecurity threat

    January 31, 2018

    All utilities organizations surveyed in the latest EY Power and Utilities Global Information Security Survey 2017-18 (GISS): Why wait for a cyber catastrophe to prepare for a cyber attack?, say that their cybersecurity function does not meet their needs. The survey also finds that 58% of sector respondents anticipate difficulties in monitoring the perimeter of their ...

  • National Guard F-16 fighter jets prepare for Super Bowl security duties

    January 31, 2018

    At 21,000 feet above Minnesota’s snow-covered ground, an F-16 fighter jet approached the back of a KC-135 Stratotanker. A Wisconsin Air National Guardsman, suspended on his stomach above a board covered in switches and knobs, watched the F-16 through a window at the back of the Stratotanker while using a joystick to maneuver a boom down ...

  • From active shooters to IEDs, Pensacola Naval Air Station training ensures readiness

    January 31, 2018

    As part of an exercise, an armed man refused to negotiate with police, stabbed a woman and then shot people inside a Pensacola Naval Air Station building on Wednesday. The mock active shooter and hostage scenario was part of anti-terrorism exercises taking place at Navy bases nationwide through early February during Exercise Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield. Read more… Source: Pensacola ...

  • Munich Airport opens Information Security Hub to fight cybercrime

    January 31, 2018

    Munich Airport has  launched an Information Security Hub (ISH) where airport IT specialists will work with experts from the European aviation industry to defend against cyberattacks and cybercrime. With the spread of digitalisation, there has been “a massive increase in the number of attacks on the IT systems of companies and public authorities in Germany,” said ...

  • New Frontex operation in the Mediterranean to help detect potential foreign fighters

    January 31, 2018

    Europe’s border agency is to launch a new naval operation in the Mediterranean on Thursday to combat the threat of Islamist terrorists trying to reach the continent from North Africa. There are fears that after the defeat of the Islamic State in its “caliphate” in Syria and Iraq, extremists could try to infiltrate Europe to carry ...