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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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  • Israeli intelligence discovered IS plans for laptop bomb: report

    June 12, 2017

    Israeli government spies hacked into the operations of Islamic State bombmakers to discover they were developing a laptop computer bomb to blow up a commercial aircraft, The New York Times reported Monday. The Times said the work by Israeli cyber operators was a rare success of Western intelligence against the constantly evolving, encryption-protected and social media-driven ...

  • Detonators intercepted in Makassar, Indonesia

    June 12, 2017

    Aviation Security authorities of Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport in Makassar, South Sulawesi, thwarted the delivery of 500 detonators placed inside cardboard boxes. “We received reports from the airport security officers that they found three packages of goods suspected to be detonators,” South Sulawesi Police spokesman Sr. Comr. Dicky Sondani said on Sunday as reported by antaranews.com. The ...

  • Dangerous Malware Discovered that Can Take Down Electric Power Grids

    June 12, 2017

    Last December, a cyber attack on Ukrainian Electric power grid caused the power outage in the northern part of Kiev — the country’s capital — and surrounding areas, causing a blackout for tens of thousands of citizens for an hour and fifteen minutes around midnight. Now, security researchers have discovered the culprit behind those cyber attacks ...

  • German police nick alleged admin of dark web gun sales site

    June 12, 2017

    German police have arrested a man they suspect of being the administrator of a dark net website. The site is said to have been used to buy a gun used in a 2016 mass murder. The unnamed 30-year-old man was arrested on 8 June in “south west Germany”, according to Sky News. The server used to host ...

  • Greek shipowners conquer the IT challenges

    June 9, 2017

    Navios, Tsakos, Thenamaris and Maran are at the forefront of satellite communications and fleet management technology, but have their own challenges to overcome Greek ship operators’ key technology challenges are ship-to-shore communications, IT security and training seafarers for a new generation of technically-advanced ships. Some owners are using technology to overcome operational issues, while others see ...

  • New SEC enforcement chiefs see cyber crime as biggest market threat

    June 9, 2017

    Hackers are increasingly breaking into brokerage accounts to steal assets or make illegal trades, prompting U.S. securities regulators to start tracking cyber crimes more closely, two newly appointed enforcement officials said in an interview on Thursday. On Thursday, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission named Stephanie Avakian and Steven Peikin as new co-directors of enforcement. In an ...

  • Inmarsat launches solution to boost cyber security

    June 9, 2017

    Inmarsat is launching a unified threat management (UTM) solution to take away cyber security risks. The solution – which will be available later this year – will be embedded within existing hardware onboard and is described as a ‘virtual machine’ that can be provisioned at any time, to provide data inspection and protection for the cyber ...

  • Microsoft To Buy Cybersecurity Firm Hexadite

    June 9, 2017

    Microsoft Corp. Thursday said it has signed an agreement to acquire U.S.- Israeli Cybersecurity startup Hexadite, which will add new tools and services to Microsoft’s enterprise security offerings. The financial terms were not disclosed, while the price reportedly would be around $100 million. Hexadite, headquartered in Boston with its research and development center in Israel, provides ...

  • “Script Kiddies” May Be Behind Hack That Caused a Crisis in the Middle East

    June 8, 2017

    The other week, Qatar’s state-owned television station was hacked, with false information being planted there. Now, it is revealed that this may be the work of what the tech world calls “script kiddies.” The hack of the Qatar News Agency and Qatar’s television station was “extremely easy to carry out,” sources told Motherboard. It seems the ...

  • Honeywell Process Solutions to establish cybersecurity center of excellence in Singapore

    June 8, 2017

    Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS; Houston; www.honeywellprocess.com), with the support of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), will  establish a new industrial cybersecurity center of excellence (COE) for Asia Pacific in Singapore. The COE will feature a state-of-the-art cybersecurity research and development lab, an advanced training facility and a security operations center that provides managed security ...


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