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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

  • Is protected health information safe in the cloud?

    May 18, 2017

    Many healthcare providers face the decision on if they should store protected health information (PHI) in the cloud. There are benefits and concerns to storing PHI in the cloud, and the decision to do so should be analyzed. PHI is any health-related or insurance payment information that is stored or managed by a healthcare provider that can ...

  • Cyber security audits on power transmission communication systems from July

    May 18, 2017

    New Delhi: The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has said it is mandatory for Regional Power Committees to conduct third party cyber security audits on communication systems of electricity transmission towers from July It said the third party audit can be conducted only by CERT-In (India Computer Emergency Response Team). The commission has come out with directives ...

  • FDA, Industry Look for Gaps in Cybersecurity

    May 18, 2017

    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday kicked off a fortuitously-timed public workshop on medical device cybersecurity, the agency’s third on the subject to date. At the workshop, FDA officials, representatives from industry and researchers are trying to determine the current gaps in regulatory science as it relates to cybersecurity with the aim of ...

  • Joint Statement by the European Commission and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on aviation security cooperation

    May 17, 2017

    Today, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos, and European Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc, hosted a delegation from the United States in Brussels, led by Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke, to discuss issues related to aviation security and safety. At the meeting, both sides exchanged information on the serious evolving ...

  • Privatizing air traffic control would pose new risks to national security

    May 16, 2017

    The push for privatization of the air traffic control function of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has begun again. As we discuss this course of action, national security must be a top consideration. As someone who has spent nearly 35 years in law enforcement, including serving as director of the U.S. Secret Service, I think there ...

  • Japan and China wake up to global ‘ransomware’ cyberattack while Microsoft slams US government

    May 15, 2017

    Japan and China have fallen victim of a global “ransomware” cyberattack that has created chaos in 150 countries as Microsoft pinned blame on the US government for not disclosing more software vulnerabilities. The initial attack, known as “WannaCry,” paralyzed more than 200,000 computers, including those which that run Britain’s hospital network, Germany’s national railway and other companies and government agencies ...

  • Europol Warns WannaCry Spread to Go Up on Monday

    May 14, 2017

    Europol is spreading bad news today as it announced that a new wave of WannaCry ransomware infections, even worse than the first, is coming on Monday. The European law enforcement agency estimates that so far there are some 200,000 victims of WannaCry and the number keeps growing. Furthermore, the number of affected countries has grown from ...

  • Cyber attack hits German train stations as hackers target Deutsche Bahn

    May 13, 2017

    Germany’s rail network was thrown into chaos on Friday night when it fell victim to the cyber attack roiling the world. Hours after NHS hospitals were left crippled by the attack, Deutsche Bahn became the hackers’ latest high profile victim. Using tools widely believed to have been developed by the US National Security Agency, the cyber criminals tricked victims into opening ...

  • Global Ransomware Attack Takes Down British NHS, Company Networks, More

    May 12, 2017

    The British National Health System (NHS) has fallen victim to a massive cyber attack as part of a global action. Hospitals and businesses across the United Kingdom and other countries were affected.  The attack that took place on Friday has no precedent and it is known to have affected at least 74 countries, including 16 NHS ...

  • ‘Full-scope cyber actor’: US intelligence officials testify on Russia’s cyber activities

    May 11, 2017

    In a joint statement, senior officials of the American intelligence community on Thursday said that Russia’s offensive cyber activities constituted a threat to the US and other Western nations. National Intelligence Director James Clapper (pictured), National Security Agency director Admiral Mike Rogers and Defense Undersecretary (for Intelligence) Marcel Lettre told Congress’ Senate Armed Services Committee that ...