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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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  • Six UPS workers injured by chemical leak at New Hampshire facility

    August 8, 2017

    Six workers were treated for respiratory problems on Tuesday after nitric acid leaked from a package at a United Parcel Service distribution facility in southern New Hampshire, a fire official said. The facility, in Nashua, about 45 miles northwest of Boston, was evacuated following reports of a chemical leak just after 7 a.m. local time, said ...

  • NotBeingPetya: UK critical infrastructure firms face huge fines for lax security

    August 8, 2017

    The UK government has announced that businesses providing essential services like energy and transport could be fined as much as £17m or 4 per cent of global turnover for failing to have effective cyber security measures in place. The proposals from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport satisfy requirements under the EU Network and ...

  • Self-Driving Cars Can Be Hacked By Just Putting Stickers On Street Signs

    August 8, 2017

    Car Hacking is a hot topic, though it’s not new for researchers to hack cars. Previously they had demonstrated how to hijack a car remotely, how to disable car’s crucial functions like airbags, and even how to steal cars. But the latest car hacking trick doesn’t require any extra ordinary skills to accomplished. All it takes is a simple sticker onto ...

  • Manchester airport pipe bomb plotter found guilty

    August 8, 2017

    A man who tried to smuggle a pipe bomb onto a flight from Britain’s Manchester Airport was found guilty of possessing explosives with intent to harm on Tuesday. Nadeem Muhammed, 43, was trying to board a Ryanair flight to Italy on January 30, when security officials discovered the explosive device hidden in his carry-on luggage. Built inside ...

  • Nuclear-concerned Norway wants to give iodine tablets to citizens

    August 8, 2017

    The presence of nuclear submarines along the coast of Norway means an increased risk of accidents, according to Norwegian authorities. Maritime visits such as those from the 172-metre-long Russian sub Dmitry Donskoi, the world’s largest nuclear submarine currently sailing off Norway’s coast, are no longer a rare event, according to the Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority (Statens strålevern, ...

  • Cyber threats prompt return of radio for ship navigation

    August 8, 2017

    The risk of cyber attacks targeting ships’ satellite navigation is pushing nations to delve back through history and develop back-up systems with roots in World War Two radio technology. Ships use GPS (Global Positioning System) and other similar devices that rely on sending and receiving satellite signals, which many experts say are vulnerable to jamming by ...

  • AI can now detect anthrax which could help the fight against bioterrorism

    August 7, 2017

    In an effort to combat bioterrorism, scientists in South Korea have trained artificial intelligence to speedily spot anthrax. The new technique is not 100 percent accurate yet, but it’s orders of magnitude faster than our current testing methods. And it could revolutionize how we screen mysterious white powders for the deadly bioweapon. Researchers at the Korea ...

  • UK Government issues cyber security guidelines for driverless cars

    August 7, 2017

    As vehicles get smarter, cyber security in the automotive industry is becoming an increasing concern. As a result, the UK government has issued new, relevant cyber security guidelines for connected and driverless cars. Cars are now becoming connected Wi-Fi hotspots, and are well on their way to autonomy. But, this leaves them vulnerable to hacking and ...

  • Pakistan: At least 20 people injured in a truck explosion in Lahore

    August 7, 2017

    t least 20 people were injured after an explosion in Lahore’s Band Road in Pakistan on Monday night, The Express Tribune reported. The police and rescue teams have been rushed to the site. The injured were being treated at Mayo Hospital and Mian Munshi Hospital. However, the hospitals are facing problems in carrying out emergency operations because of ...

  • Siemens to update medical scanner software to deal with security bugs

    August 7, 2017

    German industrial group Siemens (SIEGn.DE) expects to update software in some of its medical scanners by the end of the month to deal with vulnerabilities that could, in theory, allow some of this equipment to be hacked, a company spokesman said on Monday. Last week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued a security notice warning ...

  • Hackers could exploit solar power equipment flaws to cripple green grids, claims researcher

    August 7, 2017

    A Dutch researcher says he found a way to cause mischief on power grids by exploiting software bugs in solar power systems. Specifically, Willem Westerhof, a cybersecurity researcher at ITsec, said he uncovered worrying flaws within power inverters – the electrical gear turns direct current from solar panels into alternating current that can be fed into ...

  • 13 Injured, Including 2 Hospitalized, After Long Beach Container Leaks Chemical Substance in Hazmat Incident

    August 6, 2017

    Thirteen people were injured after a container ship at the Port of Long Beach leaked a chemical substance on Sunday morning, the United States Coast Guard said. Twelve dockworkers suffered minor injuries after being exposed to the leaked substance propyl acetate, the Coast Guard said. A firefighter was also injured due to a fall, the agency added. The ...

  • Fears that hackers could control internet-connected cars

    August 6, 2017

    Hackers could potentially take control of internet-connected cars and cause accidents – as manufacturers are urged to better protect them from cyberattacks. Smart vehicles allowing drivers to access maps, travel information and digital radio services are becoming more common in the UK. And there are fears hackers could target them to get hold of personal data or ...

  • Standards still not being met by AWE

    August 5, 2017

    The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been told to “get a grip” of safety concerns at two nuclear weapons sites. Both Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) sites in Aldermaston and Burghfield have been told further regulations are needed to raise the safety standards. This comes after the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) annual report placed both sites in ‘special ...


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