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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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  • Terror suspect and career criminal with 17 ­aliases ‘is able to get a job at Heathrow Airport’

    February 11, 2018

    A terror suspect and sex offender with 17 aliases has reportedly been working at Britain’s busiest airport in an alarming security breach. Career criminal Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamud is said to be on an official terror watchlist but reportedly had access to Heathrow’s runway. Mohamud, 31, has a criminal record stretching back 11 years including robbery, assault, money ...

  • UK Government website offline after hack infects thousands more worldwide

    February 11, 2018

    More than 5,000 websites have been hacked to force visitors’ computers to run software that mines a cryptocurrency similar to Bitcoin. Users loading the websites of the Information Commissioner’s Office, the Student Loans Company, as well as the council websites for Manchester City, Camden, and Croydon – and even the homepage of the United States Courts ...

  • Police trial new mobile fingerprint scanners to identify suspects

    February 10, 2018

    Police officers are being given mobile finger print scanners to instantly identify suspected criminals and illegal immigrants. Two hundred and fifty of the new pocket-sized devices are being trialled in West Yorkshire before being rolled out by the Home Office across the country. The scanners, which cost less than £300 each, can be used by any officer ...

  • 3rd Brigade Combat Team: Chemical training

    February 8, 2018

    The 3rd Brigade Combat Team’s chemical reconnaissance platoon, 21st Brigade Engineer Battalion, recently trained to respond to a Level-A Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear incident as part of the unit’s ongoing platoon Military Operations in Urban Terrain training. On Jan. 31, Soldiers from C Company conducted room-clearing operations after one of their squads was “killed” by a ...

  • Police ‘may need AI to help cope with huge volumes of evidence’

    February 8, 2018

    Police should look at using artificial intelligence to help cope with the scale of information involved in investigations and avoid the kinds of mistakes that have led to a string of collapsed rape trials, a senior police chief said on Wednesday. Sara Thornton, the chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council, said the volume of data held ...

  • Water Utility in Europe Hit by Cryptocurrency Malware Mining Attack

    February 7, 2018

    Unauthorized crytocurrency mining attacks, sometimes referred to as “cryptojacking” have found a new target – operational technology used in critical industrial infrastructure. Security firm Radiflow, discovered that cryptocurrency mining malware was found in the network of a water utility provider in Europe. The attack is the first public discovery of an unauthorized cryptocurrency miner impacting industrial ...

  • Pirates release crew of oil tanker hijacked off West Africa

    February 6, 2018

    Pirates have released 22 Indian nationals taken captive after their oil tanker was boarded off the coast of West Africa last week. The vessel, Marine Express, was carrying more than 13,000 tons of gasoline when it went missing in the Gulf of Guinea, according to a statement from the Anglo Eastern, the ship’s managing company, which ...

  • Why Every Company Should Consider Creating a “Cyber No-Fly List”

    February 6, 2018

    We’ve all heard of the No-Fly List. Managed by the FBI’s Terrorist Screening Center, the list bans people on it from boarding commercial aircraft within, into, or out of the United States. The No-Fly List is only one tactic that the U.S. uses in its fight against terrorism, but since its inception there haven’t been ...


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