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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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  • Man dies after ‘serious accident’ involving two vehicles at Heathrow

    February 14, 2018

    A man has died after two airport vehicles were involved in a “serious accident” on the airfield at Heathrow. Police and paramedics were called to the scene of the incident shortly after 6am on Wednesday morning, which the airport has said involved two male members of staff. London Ambulance Service confirmed that one of the men, who ...

  • Few Answers for ADS-B Security Concerns

    February 14, 2018

    Aircraft owners and operators flying in the U.S. and Europe are less than two years away from being required to equip their aircraft with ADS-B Out technology. Some countries in the Asia-Pacific region already require ADS-B Out, such as Australia, with others mandating the equipment to fly at altitudes above 29,000 feet. Since the introduction of the ...

  • ‘Never Been More Difficult’ to Keep Terror Groups from Getting WMD

    February 13, 2018

    Terrorist groups are as interested as ever in acquiring weapons of mass destruction in a global landscape where chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear agents have grown more difficult to track, senators heard from Defense officials last week. Assistant Defense Secretary for Homeland Defense and Global Security Kenneth Rapuano told the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging ...

  • Liberia: Lassa Fever Outbreak in Nigeria Sparks Local Health Concerns

    February 13, 2018

    In the wake of the reported outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria, health authorities in Liberia say they are prepared and capable of defeating any outbreak, adding that: “As part of our prepared measures, we have assigned disease surveillance officers at each of our entry points.” Sorbor George, the communications director of the Ministry of Health, ...

  • Europe will see increase in terror in 2018, as foreign Isil fighters ‘return home with high-tech skills’

    February 13, 2018

    The terror threat to Europe will only increase this year, experts have warned, as growing numbers of foreign fighters return home with “high tech” weapons knowledge learned on the battlefield. Scores of jihadists are expected to trickle back to the UK and the continent, bringing with them skills acquired in Syria and Iraq, such as the ...

  • Faulty Speed Readings Might Have Led to An-148 Crash

    February 13, 2018

    Russian investigators have reached a preliminary determination that ice buildup in the pitot tubes led to a difference in speed reading between the primary and standby air parameter modules in the Saratov Airlines Antonov An-148 that crashed on February 11 in the village of Stepanovskoye, outside Moscow, killing 65 passengers and six crewmembers. Following retrieval of ...

  • New online tool detects and blocks terrorist propaganda

    February 13, 2018

    The Home Office says it has developed new online technology to automatically detect and block terrorist online content. Created with tech company ASI Data Science, it uses uses advanced machine learning to analyse a video to determine whether it could be Islamic State propaganda. Designed to be used on any platform, it can support the detection of ...

  • Explosion cuts power in Puerto Rico

    February 12, 2018

    No injuries were reported, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said. No injuries were reported, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz tweeted on her verified account. “It appears fire has almost totally been extinguished and the cooling phase is beginning,” Yulin posted. She told CNN that light was already beginning to return to several areas, but that ...

  • ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018 to Explore Impact of Key Disruptive Technologies on National Security

    February 12, 2018

    Abu Dhabi-UAE: – The Higher Organising Committee of the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018) confirmed that the upcoming three-day event will explore the role of disruptive technologies in national security. The exhibition will highlight the latest developments in artificial intelligence, connected vehicles, smart wearable technologies, unmanned solutions and robotics, virtual ...

  • Trump unveils infrastructure plan; uphill battle awaits in Congress

    February 12, 2018

    President Donald Trump unveiled a long-awaited infrastructure plan on Monday designed to encourage spending on improvements by states, localities and private investors, but it faces an uphill battle in Congress and he made remarks that called into question how hard he will fight for it. Trump asked Congress, controlled by his fellow Republicans, to authorize $200 ...

  • London City Airport remains closed due to WWII bomb

    February 12, 2018

    London City Airport said all flights in and out would be cancelled, and urged passengers not to travel to the airport and contact their airlines for further information. According to its website, 131 flights were scheduled to depart the airport on Monday, with a further 130 arrivals. Robert Sinclair, the airport’s chief executive, said: “I recognise this ...

  • Terror suspect and career criminal with 17 ­aliases ‘is able to get a job at Heathrow Airport’

    February 11, 2018

    A terror suspect and sex offender with 17 aliases has reportedly been working at Britain’s busiest airport in an alarming security breach. Career criminal Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamud is said to be on an official terror watchlist but reportedly had access to Heathrow’s runway. Mohamud, 31, has a criminal record stretching back 11 years including robbery, assault, money ...