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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

  • ADS-B and Aviation Cybersecurity: Should Passengers Be Concerned?

    December 28, 2017

    Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) is a technology mandated in all commercial and general aviation aircraft by 2020. It gives the pilot a kind of weather radar and assists with situational awareness, bringing excellent value to the cockpit for professional and private pilots alike. The ability to see thunderstorms and other aircraft in close proximity ...

  • 40 dead in ‘multiple’ Kabul suicide bomb blasts

    December 28, 2017

    At least 40 people have been killed and dozens more wounded following multiple blasts at a Shia cultural centre in Kabul. Najib Danish, a spokesperson for the Afghan interior ministry, said suicide attackers had set off explosions outside of the centre. Islamic State said it directed the attacks, and claimed through its propaganda outlet Amaq that it ...

  • Putin says St. Petersburg blast was a terror attack

    December 28, 2017

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that a terrorist attack occurred in St. Petersburg on Wednesday. The head of state ordered Russia’s Federal Security Service, the FSB, to act within the law when detaining criminals, but in the event of a threat to the lives of law enforcement officers, no one should be captured but ...

  • What is cyber security? How to build a cyber security strategy

    December 27, 2017

    Cyber security is the practice of ensuring the integrity, confidentiality and availability (ICA) of information. It represents the ability to defend against and recover from accidents like hard drive failures or power outages, and from attacks by adversaries. The latter includes everyone from script kiddies to hackers and criminal groups capable of executing advanced persistent ...

  • Why ‘secure’ isn’t secure enough in the utilities sector

    December 27, 2017

    Cybersecurity of critical energy infrastructure is a growing concern because the industry is experiencing a significant overhaul as grids, power, water and gas become increasingly smart and automated. For utility companies, the consequences of inadequate cybersecurity include service and grid outages affecting thousands of customers, if not more. The “fourth industrial revolution,” if you will, ...

  • Terrorist Attack on Libya Pipeline

    December 26, 2017

    Officials from the Libyan National Army (LNA) announced that the attack against the Maradah pipeline was an act of terrorism. “Eyewitnesses saw two Toyota trucks near the scene of the blast prior to the explosion which we believe were there to plant explosives,” statement from the Media Office of LNA’s Marada Battalion has said. We broke the ...

  • Driver rams German party headquarters in apparent suicide bid

    December 25, 2017

    A man drove a car at the entrance of the Berlin headquarters of Germany’s Social Democratic Party (SPD) late on Sunday evening, lightly injuring himself, later telling police that he had intended to commit suicide. Police said the car, which crashed through the first set of glass doors of Willy Brandt House, the SPD’s headquarters, was ...

  • France to deploy nearly 100,000 police and soldiers over Christmas weekend

    December 23, 2017

    The French government has confirmed that some 91,000 police, military police, and soldiers will be on duty over the Christmas weekend due to the heightened threat from terrorism. Tens of thousands of armed police, gendarmes military police and soldiers will be deployed over the Christmas weekend as the government takes steps to ensure the security arrangements ...