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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

  • U.S. issues revised security directive to airlines worldwide

    July 14, 2017

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued a revised directive to airlines around the world in response to requests that it clarify aviation security measures scheduled to begin taking effect next week, the agency said on Friday. “This clarifying update will strengthen global aviation security and is a testament to our shared commitment to raising ...

  • Siemens Patches Authentication Bypass Flaw in SiPass Server

    July 14, 2017

    A handful of vulnerabilities in Siemens’ SiPass integrated server have been patched, including one that allows an attacker to bypass authentication on the box. SiPass is the company’s integrated access control server managing physical access in a number of industries and use cases. The product supports card readers and integrates with video surveillance equipment, among other ...

  • Defence minister opens £3m cyber security centre in Gloucester

    July 14, 2017

    UK minister for defence procurement has opened Lockheed Martin’s job-creating cyber security centre aimed at boosting UK cyber defence capability and skills A new facility designed to help tackle cyber crime in the UK has opened in Gloucester as part of a £3m investment by Lockheed Martin. The Cyber Works centre, which employs 90 people, will enable Lockheed Martin ...

  • Industrial control security practitioners ‘working blind’ to protect their network

    July 14, 2017

    Four out of 10 industrial control security practitioners don’t have proper visibility into their ICS networks. This is according to a new study by the SANS Institute. Based on a poll of ICS practitioners and cybersecurity stakeholders across various verticals, including energy, manufacturing, oil and gas, the report says that 40 percent of defenders are actually ...

  • Five terror attacks have been thwarted across England in recent months, Metropolitan Police chief reveals

    July 14, 2017

    Police have thwarted five terror attacks in the last three months, some of which were minutes from being carried out, it was revealed today. Britain has experienced a year of repeated atrocities, starting with Westminster Bridge, before the Manchester suicide bombing, the knife attacks on London Bridge and the van ramming in Finsbury Park. But Met Police ...

  • Two Israeli police officers shot dead in Jerusalem attack

    July 14, 2017

    Two Israeli police officers have been killed and another injured after three gunmen opened fire just outside the Old City of Jerusalem. Police say the attackers were later shot dead at the entrance to the Temple Mount/Noble Sanctuary complex – an area of huge religious importance to Muslims and Jews. The gunmen had opened fire on the ...

  • Bomb alert! How Delhi airport security failed to detect ‘explosives’ in a bag

    July 14, 2017

    A bag with a ‘bomb’ has gone undetected through Delhi airport security checks. Luckily, it was only part of a drill to check arrangements at the airport — a test that the CISF personnel flunked. The Bureau for Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) conducted dummy checks at Delhi, Pune and few other airports over the past three ...

  • 10 soldiers injured after ammunition depot catches fire near Turkey-Syria border

    July 13, 2017

    A fire triggered explosions in an ammunition depot early Thursday on the outskirts of the Kilis province near Turkey’s Syria border, slightly injuring 10 soldiers. Black smoke was seen rising from the city center of Kilis after explosions occurred in a temporary military base located only two kilometers away from an organized industrial zone near Kilis. The Kilis ...

  • Terrorists take advantage of Israel’s postal system

    July 12, 2017

    Terrorist organizations and “lone wolf” terrorists are taking advantage of the Israel Postal Service in order to obtain advanced weapons they order via the Internet and are then used for terrorist attacks, security services have discovered, according to a report on Channel 2 News on Wednesday. The discovery was made during an operation by Israeli security ...

  • German military aviation command launches cyber threat initiative

    July 12, 2017

    The German military’s aviation safety chief has launched a new initiative against cyber threats, citing research that he said shows hackers can commandeer military airplanes with the help of equipment that costs about 5,000 euros ($5,700). A defense ministry spokesman told Reuters that development of new “aviation cyber expertise” would cover everything from raising consciousness about ...