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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.

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  • Cisco Patches Critical VPN Vulnerability

    January 30, 2018

    Cisco Systems released a patch Monday to fix a critical security vulnerability in its Secure Sockets Layer VPN solution called Adaptive Security Appliance. The vulnerability, according to a Cisco Security Advisory, could allow an unauthenticated and remote attacker to execute remote code on affected devices. The vulnerability impacts nearly a dozen Cisco products ranging from 3000 Series ...

  • U.S. soldiers are revealing sensitive and dangerous information by jogging

    January 29, 2018

    An interactive map posted on the Internet that shows the whereabouts of people who use fitness devices such as Fitbit also reveals highly sensitive information about the locations and activities of soldiers at U.S. military bases, in what appears to be a major security oversight. The Global Heat Map, published by the GPS tracking company Strava, uses ...

  • Eleven soldiers killed as militants attack army unit in Kabul, Afghanistan

    January 29, 2018

    At least 11 soldiers have died and 16 are wounded after insurgents attacked an army unit guarding a military academy in the Afghan capital Kabul. The assault began when a suicide bomber struck the troops before other militants opened fire in an early-morning raid. Islamic State says it was behind the attack near the Marshal Fahim academy, ...

  • Security & Counter Terror Expo 2018: bringing together the international community to enhance global security

    January 29, 2018

    The threat of terrorism continues to have far reaching effects on every day life with a total of 25 terrorist attacks taking place across Europe in 2017. As risk from lone-wolf attacks and sophisticated ransomware increases, security professionals are faced with a growing challenge to evolve and stay one step ahead by investing in new ...

  • Government warns critical industry firms to prepare for cyberattacks

    January 28, 2018

    Organisations are facing fines of up to £17m if they have ineffective cybersecurity measures in place to protect against hackers. Organisations involved in critical industry and essential services have been warned by the Government that they face £17m fines if their cybersecurity preparations are not up to standard. Energy, transport, water, health and digital infrastructure firms could ...

  • Kabul attack: Taliban kill 95 with ambulance bomb in Afghan capital

    January 27, 2018

    A suicide bombing has killed at least 95 people and injured 158 others in the centre of Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, officials say. Attackers drove an ambulance laden with explosives past a police checkpoint in a secure zone, home to government offices and foreign embassies. The target is believed to have been an interior ministry building, but many ...

  • First ‘Jackpotting’ Attacks Hit U.S. ATMs

    January 27, 2018

    ATM “jackpotting” — a sophisticated crime in which thieves install malicious software and/or hardware at ATMs that forces the machines to spit out huge volumes of cash on demand — has long been a threat for banks in Europe and Asia, yet these attacks somehow have eluded U.S. ATM operators. But all that changed this week ...

  • Colombia bomb attack kills at least five police, wounds dozens

    January 27, 2018

    An early morning bomb attack outside a police station in Colombia’s coastal city of Barranquilla killed at least five police officers and wounded 42 on Saturday, authorities said. The attack targeted the officers as they gathered in the San Jose neighborhood to receive their orders for the day in what police denounced as an “act of ...


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