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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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  • Former Greek PM Lucas Papademos hurt in Athens car bomb

    May 25, 2017

    Greece’s former prime minister Lucas Papademos has been hurt by an explosive device hidden in an envelope, according to police. The 69-year-old was rushed to hospital following the blast inside a car in central Athens on Thursday. Mr Papademos has had surgery on stomach and leg injuries although they are not believed to be life-threatening, local media ...

  • Suicide bombings kill 3 officers at Jakarta bus station, police say

    May 25, 2017

    Jakarta, Indonesia (CNN) – A pair of suicide bombers struck a bus station Wednesday in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, police said. At least three officers were killed, national police spokesman Setyo Wasisto told reporters. Six other officers and five civilians were wounded. Aluminium, nails, buckshot and receipts for purchasing rice cookers were found at the scene of ...

  • Manchester Arena attack: UK hits out at US ‘leaks’ over terror inquiry

    May 24, 2017

    British counter-terrorism officials have hit out at their US counterparts for apparently leaking intelligence to the American media in connection with the Manchester attack inquiry. The officials suggested trust had been “breached” and the investigation had been “undermined”. It comes after photographs appearing to show bloodstained fragments from the arena killer’s bomb were published in the US ...

  • UK terror threat level raised to critical

    May 23, 2017

    The UK terror threat level has been raised to its highest level of “critical”, meaning further attacks may be imminent, Theresa May has said. The move came after investigators were unable to rule out whether Manchester bombing suspect Salman Abedi acted alone, the prime minister said. Military personnel will now be deployed to protect key sites. Twenty-two people ...

  • Manchester explosion: 22 dead and many injured

    May 23, 2017

    Police have confirmed 22 people have died and around 59 people are injured after reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena. The arena was hosting an Ariana Grande concert and the “loud bang” was heard just after the concert ended. Police are treating the attack as terrorism and looking at whether the bomber was acting as part of ...

  • HSBC voice recognition system cracked by twins

    May 19, 2017

    HSBC’s voice recognition security system has been cracked by a journalist using his twin brother to mimic him in an experiment that underlines warnings that relying on voice recognition alone is insecure. BBC Click reporter Dan Simmons set up an HSBC account, signing up to the bank’s voice ID authentication service. HSBC says the system is ...

  • Russian mobile telecom giant MegaFon down in Moscow & other cities

    May 19, 2017

    One of Russia’s three largest cellphone operators, MegaFon, has faced network troubles on Friday, according to comments from clients on social networks. Service has been affected in Moscow, Ryazan, Nizhny Novgorod and other cities. “At the moment, there are massive difficulties with network connection.We are working on it. We apologize for any inconvenience caused,” the company posted ...

  • ISIS ‘working on new generation of explosives that could be hidden in computers and evade airport scanners’

    May 18, 2017

    The United States said on Wednesday that ISIS is believed to be working on a sophisticated new bomb that could be hidden in laptop computers and are capable of evading airport detectors. The assessment was made following an examination of evidence left behind by ISIS fighters after they were overrun from their position at University of ...

  • Is protected health information safe in the cloud?

    May 18, 2017

    Many healthcare providers face the decision on if they should store protected health information (PHI) in the cloud. There are benefits and concerns to storing PHI in the cloud, and the decision to do so should be analyzed. PHI is any health-related or insurance payment information that is stored or managed by a healthcare provider that can ...

  • Cyber security audits on power transmission communication systems from July

    May 18, 2017

    New Delhi: The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has said it is mandatory for Regional Power Committees to conduct third party cyber security audits on communication systems of electricity transmission towers from July It said the third party audit can be conducted only by CERT-In (India Computer Emergency Response Team). The commission has come out with directives ...

  • FDA, Industry Look for Gaps in Cybersecurity

    May 18, 2017

    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday kicked off a fortuitously-timed public workshop on medical device cybersecurity, the agency’s third on the subject to date. At the workshop, FDA officials, representatives from industry and researchers are trying to determine the current gaps in regulatory science as it relates to cybersecurity with the aim of ...

  • Joint Statement by the European Commission and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on aviation security cooperation

    May 17, 2017

    Today, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos, and European Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc, hosted a delegation from the United States in Brussels, led by Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke, to discuss issues related to aviation security and safety. At the meeting, both sides exchanged information on the serious evolving ...

  • Privatizing air traffic control would pose new risks to national security

    May 16, 2017

    The push for privatization of the air traffic control function of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has begun again. As we discuss this course of action, national security must be a top consideration. As someone who has spent nearly 35 years in law enforcement, including serving as director of the U.S. Secret Service, I think there ...

  • Japan and China wake up to global ‘ransomware’ cyberattack while Microsoft slams US government

    May 15, 2017

    Japan and China have fallen victim of a global “ransomware” cyberattack that has created chaos in 150 countries as Microsoft pinned blame on the US government for not disclosing more software vulnerabilities. The initial attack, known as “WannaCry,” paralyzed more than 200,000 computers, including those which that run Britain’s hospital network, Germany’s national railway and other companies and government agencies ...


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