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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.

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  • Putin acts to counter hack attacks on top Russian officials

    February 27, 2018

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has given the Federal Guard Service (FSO) powers to counter hack attacks on state data resources as well as to protect the personal data of senior state officials and their families. Putin signed the decree, which was published on the official state website for legal information, on Tuesday. It states that the ...

  • Vietnam warns of possible new bird flu outbreaks

    February 26, 2018

    The Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has warned of a high risk of the return of avian influenza in Vietnam after the epidemic was put under control for a long period of time. The department said one hotbed of A/H5N6 bird flu virus had been reported recently in Dai ...

  • Technology To Screen For Explosive Vests Coming To Penn Station

    February 26, 2018

    Suicide vest-detection technology is coming to New York City’s Penn Station. U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer said Monday that the federal Transportation Security Administration will start testing the screening equipment on Tuesday. Schumer pushed for the technology to be tested in New York City after a Bangladeshi immigrant injured himself setting off a crude pipe bomb strapped to his ...

  • Home Office Claims First Live Emergency Services Network Tests

    February 26, 2018

    The new communications network for police, fire and other emergency responders has undergone its first live prioritisation tests on EE’s 4G network The Home Office said it has conducted a successful live demonstration of the 4G technology intended to power its next-generation Emergency Services Network (ESN), in a step forward for the controversial project. The ESN has ...

  • Insights on industrial vulnerability: How secure is your OT infrastructure?

    February 26, 2018

    IT (Information Technology) and OT (Operational Technology) have traditionally had fairly separate roles within an organisation. However, with the emergence of the Industrial Internet and the integration of complex physical machinery with networked sensors and software, the lines between the two teams are blurring. While greater connectivity and integration is beneficial for smart analytics, control and ...

  • New York is quietly working to prevent a major cyber attack that could bring down the financial system

    February 25, 2018

    Five months before the 9/11 attacks, US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld sent a memo to one of his advisers with an ominous message. “Cyberwar,” read the subject line. “Please take a look at this article,” Rumsfeld wrote, “and tell me what you think I ought to do about it. Thanks.” Attached was a 38-page paper, published seven months prior, ...

  • Premier League considers new anti-terror barriers

    February 25, 2018

    A UK company has designed a new system that is quick to deploy and dismantle – and can help keep crowds safe from vehicle attacks. A number of Premier League clubs will meet this week to discuss whether to introduce a “revolutionary” new anti-terror barrier at their grounds. Burnley and Manchester United are already using the portable ...

  • Finn’s Law: MPs to decide whether attacking police dogs should be criminal offence

    February 23, 2018

    A bill could be passed on Friday which would make it an offence to attack service animals, including police dogs and horses. The Service Animals Offences Bill will have its second reading following the Finn’s Law campaign. PC Dave Wardell and his police dog Finn were chasing a robbery suspect in 2016 when they were attacked with ...


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