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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

  • Greek shipowners conquer the IT challenges

    June 9, 2017

    Navios, Tsakos, Thenamaris and Maran are at the forefront of satellite communications and fleet management technology, but have their own challenges to overcome Greek ship operators’ key technology challenges are ship-to-shore communications, IT security and training seafarers for a new generation of technically-advanced ships. Some owners are using technology to overcome operational issues, while others see ...

  • New SEC enforcement chiefs see cyber crime as biggest market threat

    June 9, 2017

    Hackers are increasingly breaking into brokerage accounts to steal assets or make illegal trades, prompting U.S. securities regulators to start tracking cyber crimes more closely, two newly appointed enforcement officials said in an interview on Thursday. On Thursday, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission named Stephanie Avakian and Steven Peikin as new co-directors of enforcement. In an ...

  • Inmarsat launches solution to boost cyber security

    June 9, 2017

    Inmarsat is launching a unified threat management (UTM) solution to take away cyber security risks. The solution – which will be available later this year – will be embedded within existing hardware onboard and is described as a ‘virtual machine’ that can be provisioned at any time, to provide data inspection and protection for the cyber ...

  • Microsoft To Buy Cybersecurity Firm Hexadite

    June 9, 2017

    Microsoft Corp. Thursday said it has signed an agreement to acquire U.S.- Israeli Cybersecurity startup Hexadite, which will add new tools and services to Microsoft’s enterprise security offerings. The financial terms were not disclosed, while the price reportedly would be around $100 million. Hexadite, headquartered in Boston with its research and development center in Israel, provides ...

  • “Script Kiddies” May Be Behind Hack That Caused a Crisis in the Middle East

    June 8, 2017

    The other week, Qatar’s state-owned television station was hacked, with false information being planted there. Now, it is revealed that this may be the work of what the tech world calls “script kiddies.” The hack of the Qatar News Agency and Qatar’s television station was “extremely easy to carry out,” sources told Motherboard. It seems the ...

  • Honeywell Process Solutions to establish cybersecurity center of excellence in Singapore

    June 8, 2017

    Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS; Houston; www.honeywellprocess.com), with the support of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), will  establish a new industrial cybersecurity center of excellence (COE) for Asia Pacific in Singapore. The COE will feature a state-of-the-art cybersecurity research and development lab, an advanced training facility and a security operations center that provides managed security ...

  • Huawei appoints cyber security officer for Australia

    June 6, 2017

    Huawei has appointed a cyber security officer for its operations in Australia. Malcolm Shore, who started this month, has worked for the New Zealand government overseeing its information systems. He follows the example of John Suffolk, the former UK government chief information officer, who has been with Huawei as global cyber security and privacy officer ...

  • Federal task force: Here’s how to fix healthcare cybersecurity

    June 6, 2017

    A federal task force released its long-awaited cybersecurity recommendations report Friday evening. The far-reaching report from the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force was mandated by the Cybersecurity Act of 2015. The task force convened 21 wide-ranging stakeholders in medical cybersecurity, ranging from device manufacturers to hospitals to consumer advocates. Workforce issues are the “most foundational problem” for ...

  • London Bridge terror: Seven killed in van and knife attack, three attackers shot dead

    June 4, 2017

    t least seven people have been killed and 48 injured in central London after attackers drove a van into pedestrians before stabbing others nearby. The vehicle was driven at high speed into people on London Bridge just after 10pm on Saturday and then continued to Borough Market. There, the attackers, reportedly armed with foot-long knives, jumped out ...

  • Malaysia Airlines jet drama fuels airport security concerns

    June 3, 2017

    Concerns are mounting around police handling of the bomb scare aboard a Malaysia Airlines flight from Melbourne last week, with a renowned security expert describing it as “dithering and ineffective”. Security and counter-terrorism specialist Roger Henning told The Australian that he was stunned by the incident, in which around 330 people were trapped inside flight MH128 ...

  • Cybercrime agreement to be signed by global leaders

    June 3, 2017

    Global leaders are preparing to agree how police access digital evidence which may physically be located in another jurisdiction. The amendment to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime will allow signature states’ police forces to receive digital evidence in criminal investigations in a timely manner – something those forces complain is currently a major problem. Since the opening ...

  • France says security conditions not right to reopen Libya embassy

    June 2, 2017

    France’s foreign ministry said on Friday security conditions were still not right to reopen its embassy in Libya despite a claim by the prime minister of a U.N.-backed government there that Paris wanted to restore its diplomatic mission soon. France closed its embassy in Tripoli in 2014 amid growing instability in the North African country, but ...

  • HHS task force wants cybersecurity treated as a patient safety issue

    June 2, 2017

    The Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force today released the final version of its cybersecurity report, calling on the government to write policies that would help healthcare organizations boost their defenses—a need made even more evident after last month’s WannaCry ransomware attacks. The final report, which was mandated by the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2016, ...

  • WAPA And Energy Industry Partners Continue Dialogue On Threats Of Cyber Attacks On Electrical Systems

    June 2, 2017

    Personnel from the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority were among the participants in a continued discussion on Friday about the risks of cyberattacks on electric generating and distribution systems, WAPA has made known. The Cyber-Physical Modeling and Simulation for Situational Awareness (CYMSA) project is a three-year-old initiative, funded through the Department of Energy’s Office of ...