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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

  • Legislation Proposed to Secure Connected IoT Devices

    August 1, 2017

    A Senate bill introduced today would prioritize security in connected devices, requiring providers who sell to the U.S. government to implement measures that would have been an impediment to the IoT botnet-fueled attacks against DNS provider Dyn and webhost OVH. The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act provides stringent guidance for the security of connected devices starting with mandates that ...

  • Wikileaks releases thousands of hacked Macron campaign emails

    July 31, 2017

    More than 20,000 emails from Emmanuel Macron’s presidential campaign have been published by Wikileaks. The whistleblowing website released the trove of leaked emails on Monday as a searchable archive. It comes almost three months after the Macron campaign was hacked on the eve of his election. Wikileaks, best known for publishing huge stores of US spy agency records, ...

  • India vulnerable to cyber crime, must upgrade defence: Study

    July 31, 2017

    NEW DELHI: Demonetisation and the subsequent push for digitisation has escalated risks relating to cyber crime and India needs to urgently upgrade its defences by setting up a cyber security commission on the lines of the Atomic Energy and Space Commissions, according to an IIT Kanpur study shared with Parliament‘s committee on finance. Noting that the ...

  • Delays at Australian airports as security bolstered after alleged terror plot

    July 31, 2017

    Travellers have been warned to arrive two hours earlier because of “additional scrutiny” and security experts say the arrangements will likely be in place for the foreseeable future. “What people can expect to see is an increased police and security agency presence,” Federal Police Commissioner Andrew Colvin said in Sydney on Sunday. “You can expect longer delays ...

  • German nightclub shooting: Two dead in Constance

    July 30, 2017

    A gunman has been shot dead by German police after opening fire at a nightclub in the city of Constance. One person was killed and three seriously injured in the attack at about 04:30 (02:30 GMT) on Sunday. The shooter targeted the Grey club in an industrial part of the city, on Max-Stromeyer-Strasse. Police have ruled out a ...

  • Sydney terror raids ‘disrupted’ plot to bring down plane, Malcolm Turnbull says

    July 30, 2017

    Authorities in Sydney have seized material that could be used to make an improvised bomb, as investigations continue into an alleged terror plot to bring down a plane. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull this morning confirmed raids carried out in Sydney yesterday “disrupted” what appeared to be an “elaborate” conspiracy, and said extra security was in place ...

  • Hackers descend on Las Vegas to expose voting machine flaws

    July 30, 2017

    Election officials and voting machine manufacturers insist that the rites of American democracy are safe from hackers. But people like Carten Schurman need just a few minutes to raise doubts about that claim. Schurman, a professor of computer science at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, used a laptop’s Wi-Fi connection Friday to gain access to ...

  • Barakah cybersecurity meets global standards, says ENEC chief

    July 29, 2017

    Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) is working to make sure that the UAE’s first nuclear power plant can withstand threats to its cybersecurity. Mohammed Al Hammadi, ENEC chief executive officer, said that the company is committed to meeting the highest standards when it comes to cybersecurity, adding that Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant is compliant with the cybersecurity regulations that have been ...

  • Migrant crisis: Italy backs force to police Libya shore

    July 28, 2017

    Italy’s cabinet has backed sending a mission to Libya to try to stem the influx of migrants. The mission would help Libya “reinforce their capacity to control their borders and national territory”, said Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni. It would reportedly comprise ships, planes and at least 700 sailors. Mr Gentiloni claimed it had been requested by Libya, but ...

  • Hackers scour voting machines for election bugs

    July 28, 2017

    Hackers attending this weekend’s Def Con hacking convention in Las Vegas were invited to break into voting machines and voter databases in a bid to uncover vulnerabilities that could be exploited to sway election results. The 25-year-old conference’s first “hacker voting village” opened on Friday as part of an effort to raise awareness about the threat ...