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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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  • Activists set off fireworks at nuclear plant to uncover ‘vulnerabilities’

    October 12, 2017

    Greenpeace activists have broken into a French nuclear power station and set off fireworks to show the site’s vulnerability to attacks. The environmentalist group said its campaigners breached two security barriers before setting off the fireworks next to a spent fuel pool where radioactive rods are stored after being used. Yannick Rousselet, the head of Greenpeace’s anti-nuclear ...

  • Secret files on jets and navy ships stolen in ‘extensive and extreme’ hack

    October 11, 2017

    Secret information about new fighter jets, navy vessels and surveillance aircraft has been stolen from an Australian defence contractor. The hackers had “full and unfettered access” to the information for four months last year, before the Australian Signals Directorate was tipped about the breach in November. Christopher Pyne, the defence industry minister, has admitted he has no ...

  • Australia launches critical infrastructure security reforms

    October 10, 2017

    Sysadmin-in-chief of Australia’s telecommunications industry, Attorney-General George Brandis, has released plans to anoint himself in a similar role in other critical infrastructure sectors, starting with an ownership register. Australia’s government has announced a consultation into its Security of Critical Infrastructure Bill, with submissions open until November 10 2017. The proposed legislation, here, would initially cover the electricity, water, ...

  • Condom-detecting fingerprint test ‘set for court use’

    October 10, 2017

    Fingerprint technology which can detect the brand of hair gel used by a suspect or whether they have handled a condom could soon be admissible in court. The technique uses a form of mass spectrometry to detect traces of various substances within a fingerprint. It can provide “diverse information” about a suspect, including any alcohol or drug ...

  • Siemens Update Addresses Critical Vulnerability Found in Measuring Device

    October 9, 2017

    Siemens recently issued an update that addresses a vulnerability found in one of their measuring devices that could potentially allow an attacker to bypass built-in authentication measures and take control of the machine. Discovered by researcher Maxim Rupp, CVE-2017-9944affects the 7KT PAC1200 smart meter, a multichannel measuring device that allows users to monitor their energy consumption via easily installed ...

  • International Red Cross to “drastically” cut Afghan operations after attacks

    October 9, 2017

    The International Committee of the Red Cross will “drastically” cut back its operations in Afghanistan following attacks that have killed seven of its staff this year, the aid group said on Monday. The announcement underlines the deteriorating security for aid groups in Afghanistan, where the ICRC has been operating for more than 30 years and has ...

  • “Risky” lack of nuclear governance in the Asia Pacific

    October 9, 2017

    North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons and the credible means to hit enemies as far away as the US, is the biggest nuclear security and safety risk in the Asia Pacific region, if not the world. But it isn’t the only one. Across much of the region, the governance arrangements that are supposed to keep nuclear ...

  • City of London ‘cyber court’ to tackle online fraud in financial sector

    October 8, 2017

    new state-of-the-art court to tackle cyber crime and fraud in the financial sector is to open in the City of London. Ministers say the court will enhance Britain’s reputation as a country where banking and finance is underpinned by the rule of law, and help the authorities tackle the growing menace of computer crime. The City of ...

  • Armed faction takes over protection of Libya’s oil and gas complex

    October 8, 2017

    An armed alliance involved in a three-week battle over the Libyan smuggling hub of Sabratha said on Saturday it had taken over protection of the Mellitah oil and gas terminal after expelling a rival group. An organisation called the Operations Room and its allies have been fighting the Anas al-Dabbashi brigade, a major facilitator of migrant ...

  • Natural History Museum crash ‘not terror-related’

    October 8, 2017

    A crash outside a London museum that injured 11 people was not terror-related, police have said. A black Toyota Prius hit the people outside the Natural History Museum in Exhibition Road, South Kensington. Video footage that emerged on Twitter showed a man, believed to be the driver, being restrained on the ground. The Metropolitan Police later said the ...


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