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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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Top News

  • Huawei appoints cyber security officer for Australia

    June 6, 2017

    Huawei has appointed a cyber security officer for its operations in Australia. Malcolm Shore, who started this month, has worked for the New Zealand government overseeing its information systems. He follows the example of John Suffolk, the former UK government chief information officer, who has been with Huawei as global cyber security and privacy officer ...

  • Federal task force: Here’s how to fix healthcare cybersecurity

    June 6, 2017

    A federal task force released its long-awaited cybersecurity recommendations report Friday evening. The far-reaching report from the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force was mandated by the Cybersecurity Act of 2015. The task force convened 21 wide-ranging stakeholders in medical cybersecurity, ranging from device manufacturers to hospitals to consumer advocates. Workforce issues are the “most foundational problem” for ...

  • London Bridge terror: Seven killed in van and knife attack, three attackers shot dead

    June 4, 2017

    t least seven people have been killed and 48 injured in central London after attackers drove a van into pedestrians before stabbing others nearby. The vehicle was driven at high speed into people on London Bridge just after 10pm on Saturday and then continued to Borough Market. There, the attackers, reportedly armed with foot-long knives, jumped out ...

  • Malaysia Airlines jet drama fuels airport security concerns

    June 3, 2017

    Concerns are mounting around police handling of the bomb scare aboard a Malaysia Airlines flight from Melbourne last week, with a renowned security expert describing it as “dithering and ineffective”. Security and counter-terrorism specialist Roger Henning told The Australian that he was stunned by the incident, in which around 330 people were trapped inside flight MH128 ...

  • Cybercrime agreement to be signed by global leaders

    June 3, 2017

    Global leaders are preparing to agree how police access digital evidence which may physically be located in another jurisdiction. The amendment to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime will allow signature states’ police forces to receive digital evidence in criminal investigations in a timely manner – something those forces complain is currently a major problem. Since the opening ...

  • France says security conditions not right to reopen Libya embassy

    June 2, 2017

    France’s foreign ministry said on Friday security conditions were still not right to reopen its embassy in Libya despite a claim by the prime minister of a U.N.-backed government there that Paris wanted to restore its diplomatic mission soon. France closed its embassy in Tripoli in 2014 amid growing instability in the North African country, but ...

  • HHS task force wants cybersecurity treated as a patient safety issue

    June 2, 2017

    The Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force today released the final version of its cybersecurity report, calling on the government to write policies that would help healthcare organizations boost their defenses—a need made even more evident after last month’s WannaCry ransomware attacks. The final report, which was mandated by the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2016, ...

  • WAPA And Energy Industry Partners Continue Dialogue On Threats Of Cyber Attacks On Electrical Systems

    June 2, 2017

    Personnel from the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority were among the participants in a continued discussion on Friday about the risks of cyberattacks on electric generating and distribution systems, WAPA has made known. The Cyber-Physical Modeling and Simulation for Situational Awareness (CYMSA) project is a three-year-old initiative, funded through the Department of Energy’s Office of ...

  • Australian Taxation Office struggles with cyber security

    June 2, 2017

    A parliamentary committee has heard the Australian Taxation Office is still months away from having a core set of cyber security checks in place. The tax office won’t have mandated security checks in place against external cyber threats until November, a committee has heard. An audit of the Australian Taxation Office, which also looked at other departments, ...

  • Dutch cybersecurity firms vow to protect Netherlands state secrets after Fox IT sale

    June 2, 2017

    A new consortium of six Dutch cyber security companies promised to not be taken over by foreign parties in order to best protect the cyber-side of important Dutch infrastructure. They feel that Dutch national interests and state secrets are best protected by Dutch companies. With this strategy the cyber security companies are taking advantage of ...