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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.

With a subscriber base encompassing key decision makers and professionals from the defence, law enforcement, transportation, energy, banking, telecommunication and other critical sectors, we 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

  • How Sanchi’s spill could spread

    January 26, 2018

    The worst tanker oil spill in decades is unfolding across hundreds of miles of the East China Sea after an Iranian oil tanker carrying more than 100,000 tonnes of toxic oil collided with a freighter and exploded, killing all 32 crew onboard. The ship burned, spewing its cargo, for more than a week before sinking ...

  • Drone flew so close to passenger jet over Kew that crew thought it had hit plane

    January 26, 2018

    A drone came so close to a London-bound passenger jet that the crew believed it must have collided with the tail. The aircraft, an Airbus 321, was flying over Kew in west London on approach to Heathrow when the incident happened. A report by the UK Airprox Board (UKAB) said a three or four-engine white drone came ...

  • U.S. Air Force, Army Developing Multidomain Doctrine

    January 25, 2018

    The Army and the Air Force are working together to flesh out how to fight a multidomain battle, a senior Air Force commander said today during a presentation at the Brookings Institution here. Air Force Gen. James M. Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, said he is working closely with Gen. David G. Perkins, commander of the Army’s Training and ...

  • Non-‘fiscally neutral’ defence review is go, minister tells MPs

    January 25, 2018

    A long-rumoured review of British defence spending will not be “fiscally neutral”, Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson told Parliament this morning as he announced that it is going ahead. The review has been split out of an ongoing national security review headed up by the Prime Minister’s National Security Adviser, Sir Mark Sedwill. Unlike ...

  • Analysts: U.S. nuclear modernization plan under-invests in cybersecurity

    January 23, 2018

    The nuclear posture review specifically mentions “expanding threats in space and cyberspace.” Since a leaked draft of the Defense Department’s nuclear posture review was revealed by the Huffington Post, analysts and arms control experts have sounded alarms about language in the document that suggests the Trump administration would broaden the scenarios where it would be acceptable ...

  • TSA screened record-high 771 million passengers in 2017

    January 23, 2018

    The Transportation Security Administration screened a record-high 771.5 million passengers in 2017 at the 440 airports the agency operates, it said Tuesday. That’s up more than 30 million from the 738.3 million people TSA screened in 2016. TSA Administrator David Pekoske said changes the government made to its air travel policies were among the agency’s biggest achievements in 2017. Read ...

  • Truck carrying ‘34,000 litres of chemicals’ is stolen in Belgium

    January 23, 2018

    A truck believed to be carrying nearly 34,000 litres of chemicals has been stolen in Belgium. The lorry was taken from Zedelgem, close to the Belgian port city of Ostend on Saturday. Despite initial reports this morning, Interpol say they are not involved in a hunt for the missing truck, which is said to contain 33,500 litres of a ...

  • Airports turn to Artificial Intelligence to find the dangers within

    January 22, 2018

    Regional airports are ramping up their internal security measures as they say the most dangerous threats in today’s aviation world come from within. Artificial intelligence will play a major role in staff clearance in cities like Dubai and Jeddah in the coming years as it will ensure swift analysis and predictions of potential criminal or terrorist ...