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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.

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 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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  • From active shooters to IEDs, Pensacola Naval Air Station training ensures readiness

    January 31, 2018

    As part of an exercise, an armed man refused to negotiate with police, stabbed a woman and then shot people inside a Pensacola Naval Air Station building on Wednesday. The mock active shooter and hostage scenario was part of anti-terrorism exercises taking place at Navy bases nationwide through early February during Exercise Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield. Read more… Source: Pensacola ...

  • Munich Airport opens Information Security Hub to fight cybercrime

    January 31, 2018

    Munich Airport has  launched an Information Security Hub (ISH) where airport IT specialists will work with experts from the European aviation industry to defend against cyberattacks and cybercrime. With the spread of digitalisation, there has been “a massive increase in the number of attacks on the IT systems of companies and public authorities in Germany,” said ...

  • New Frontex operation in the Mediterranean to help detect potential foreign fighters

    January 31, 2018

    Europe’s border agency is to launch a new naval operation in the Mediterranean on Thursday to combat the threat of Islamist terrorists trying to reach the continent from North Africa. There are fears that after the defeat of the Islamic State in its “caliphate” in Syria and Iraq, extremists could try to infiltrate Europe to carry ...

  • 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 ...