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Today’s interdependent and interconnected world requires joint efforts and holistic approaches to protect critical infrastructure assets from the growing number of attacks and to address ever-evolving convergent threats to our economy, security and well-being.

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  • MPs demand water industry inquiry after thousands left without water

    March 5, 2018

    Furious MPs have called for a public inquiry after 20,000 homes in London were left without water. Homes and businesses affected are having to use bottled water while work continues to fix leaks and repair burst pipes following a thaw in temperatures after last week’s cold weather. In the Commons, Thames Water was criticised for failing to ...

  • UK Government To Seek Post-Brexit EU Data Protection Agreement

    March 5, 2018

    Tech firms said they welcome the government’s latest data protection plans, which could see an ongoing EU-level role for Britain’s information commissioner UK technology ndmpanies have welcomed a commitment by the government to seek a broader role for Britain in the ongoing development of European data protection policy after exit from the European Union, as laid out in ...

  • US-UK Talks May Point Toward Biometric Airport Screening in Britain

    March 5, 2018

    High-level discussions between US and UK government authorities may point toward the rise of biometric border screening the latter as such efforts continue to intensify in America. The roundtable discussion was held between Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen and Amber Rudd, the UK’s Home Secretary, as well as leaders from the aviation industry. Commenting ...

  • Saltburn ‘explosion’ leaves 25,000 homes without power

    March 5, 2018

    A suspected explosion at an electricity substation left more than 25,000 properties on Teesside without power. Fire crews were called to Windsor Road in Saltburn, shortly before 19:00 GMT. No injuries were reported, but large areas of Saltburn, Redcar and Hartlepool were affected. Northern Powergrid said it had restored power remotely to 22,000 customers within 25 minutes and ...

  • Three arrested as police investigate report of bomb at Sheffield house

    March 4, 2018

    Police investigating a report of a suspected bomb at a Sheffield house have arrested three people. Officers rushed to Abbey Lane, in Beauchief, after receiving a report there could be a possible improvised explosive device at a house on the road. Two men and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of making an IED ...

  • Explosives Found Aboard Passenger Ferry Near Cancun Beach Resort

    March 3, 2018

    The U.S. issued a security alert after explosives were found aboard a passenger ferry near the beach resort of Cancun in Mexico, one week after a blast on a boat owned by the same person injured dozens of tourists. U.S. government employees are prohibited from using all tourist ferries in Cozumel and Playa del Carmen and ...

  • The Roles CFOs And CMOs Need To Play In Cybersecurity Protection

    March 2, 2018

    There are a lot of players in the C-Suite these days, and chances are good they all have their own strategic priorities. The CFO wants to save money and deliver quality returns to investors. The CMO wants to churn data to find better and smarter ways to reach customers. The CIO wants to find ways ...

  • NSW government agencies barely pass Auditor-General’s security probe

    March 2, 2018

    The New South Wales Auditor-General has asked the Department of Finance, Services and Innovation (DFSI) to create a whole-of-government capability that encourages the sharing of cybersecurity and threat information, recommending also the development of a digital means to report such incidents. The recommendations were made in a probe the Auditor-General conducted on 10 state government agencies ...

  • Storm Emma: Army called in to rescue drivers stuck in snow

    March 2, 2018

    The Army has been deployed to rescue hundreds of drivers, as sub-zero conditions continue across the UK. The M62 is closed “indefinitely” near Manchester while the military helps police free motorists stranded in snow. Read more… Source: BBC News  

  • Cyber security to be newly taught at Czech army’s university

    March 2, 2018

    The Czech University of Defence will newly teach its students cyber security, Defence Minister Karla Slechtova told after meeting the university management and students on Friday. Cyber security will become a part of the studies this or next year. “We agreed today that new fields of study will be introduced. They will also concern cyber security. This ...

  • US to require would-be immigrants to turn over social media handles Tal Kopan

    March 2, 2018

    The Trump administration plans to require immigrants applying to come to the United States to submit five years of social media history, it announced Thursday, setting up a potential scouring of their Twitter and Facebook histories. The move follows the administration’s emphasis on “extreme vetting” of would-be immigrants to the US, and is an extension of ...

  • 11 Marines affected in hazmat incident at Fort Myer near Pentagon

    February 27, 2018

    Federal and military officials are investigating a hazmat incident that sickened 11 Marines at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, on Tuesday. The FBI and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service were called in when the Marine Corps personnel began feeling ill after an envelope containing an unknown substance was opened at the joint base, which ...