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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.

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 security and resilience of vital critical infrastructures and strengthen their preparedness to withstand and recover from the physical and cyber attacks.

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  • We need to be better at balancing national security and Chinese investment

    May 28, 2018

    Last week, the Canadian government rejected the takeover of Aecon Group Inc. – a major construction firm that contributes to the building of critical infrastructure in Canada – by China Communications Construction Co. Ltd, a state-owned infrastructure firm. This was the correct decision, albeit surely a difficult one that had to balance Canada’s need for ...

  • DNV GL launches cyber security recommended practice

    May 25, 2018

    DNV GL has published a ‘recommended practice on cyber security’ for the oil and gas industry, looking at ‘operational technology’ – such as control and automation systems. The recommended practice addresses how oil and gas companies, together with system integrators and vendors, can manage the cyber threat. Read more… Source: Digital Energy Journal   Read more… Source:    

  • UK Government slammed for ‘unacceptable’ facial recognition delays

    May 25, 2018

    The government’s approach to a High Court ruling regarding facial recognition technology has been slammed as “unacceptable” by MPs. As revealed by Sky News last year, police in the UK have amassed the facial images of more than 20 million people, including hundreds of thousands of innocent citizens. Read more… Source:  Sky News  

  • Over a dozen vulnerabilities uncovered in BMW vehicles

    May 23, 2018

    Tencent’s Keen Security Lab has revealed a number of vulnerabilities in the onboard compute systems of select BMW vehicles. Between January 2017 and February 2018, Tencent Keen Security Lab researchers conducted tests with various BMW models, with a focus on the head unit and T-Box components. After 13 months of research, the team discovered 14 vulnerabilities which ...

  • Spring 2018 edition of the Critical Infrastructure Protection Review magazine is now available to read online and in print

    May 22, 2018

    Articles, in-depth analysis and insights from U.K. Civil Aviation Authority, Hungarian Ministry of Defence, Brazilian Information Technology Center Renato Archer and more. To view contents please visit the following link: Critical Infrastructure Protection Review Spring 2018 – contents pages or subscribe here. We would like to thank all organisations and authors of the articles for their support and ...

  • Revealed: Pentagon Push to Hack Nuke Missiles Before They Launch

    May 22, 2018

    The Pentagon has embraced a controversial policy of destroying enemy nuclear missiles before they launch, an internal policy document from May 2017 shows. It’s an effort that appears to include executing cyberattacks against missile control systems or components. The Pentagon document does not name adversaries. But experts who reviewed it for The Daily Beast considered it ...

  • Radiation monitors in Fukushima to be scrapped after malfunctioning to the tune of ¥500 million a year

    May 21, 2018

    The thousands of radiation-monitoring posts installed in Fukushima Prefecture after the 2011 nuclear crisis have malfunctioned nearly 4,000 times, sources said Sunday as the Nuclear Regulation Authority prepares to remove them after spending ¥500 million a year on repair costs. “It’s all about the budget in the end. They can’t reuse the devices and there seem ...

  • RAF to ‘protect and defend’ UK space assets

    May 21, 2018

    Space isn’t just about what happens up there, near the stars – it is about what happens down here, on the ground. Like cyber, we’ve all become entirely reliant on it without really realising. Mobile phones, navigation, weather forecasts, you name it; the life-enhancing technology that we all now take for granted is only possible because of ...


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