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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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Top News

  • Security forces in Kashmir on high alert as militants plant locally made IEDs on roads to attempt Pulwama-like attack

    November 30, 2019

    Security forces in Kashmir have been put on high alert as militants have been planting locally made Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) on roads in an attempt to repeat a Pulwama-like attack. The IEDs are being planted on roads frequently used by security forces. According to a police official, forces during a routine patrolling at Sempora in Pampore ...

  • The $6 Trillion Problem The Energy Industry Is Ignoring

    November 30, 2019

    Cybersecurity has long flown under the radar of the governments worldwide. Hackers are set to cost countries across the globe $6 trillion in the next two years, dwarfing the economic impact of natural disasters. And it’s not just small-timers sitting in a basement asking your grandmother for bitcoin, either. Independent and state-sponsored hackers alike are increasingly targeting major financial ...

  • London Bridge terror attack: Suspect wearing hoax explosives shot dead by police

    November 29, 2019

    The Met Police has confirmed the alleged attacker who was shot on London Bridge has died. They added the suspect was wearing a hoax explosive device. The police have also confirmed the alleged attack was a terrorist incident. The attacker was a convicted terrorist and was attending a Cambridge University conference on prisoner rehabilitation, according to The Times The ...

  • NCA: Cyber-crime site selling hacking tool taken down following international operation

    November 29, 2019

    A website which sold a hacking tool purchased by cyber criminals in 124 countries and gave full remote control of victims’ computers has been taken down following an international investigation. 14,500 people across the world purchased the Imminent Monitor Remote Access Trojan (IM RAT) from https://imminentmethods.net for as little as US$25. Once covertly installed on a victim’s computer, IM ...

  • Ransomware: Big paydays and little chance of getting caught means boom time for crooks

    November 29, 2019

    Ransomware will continue to plague organisations in 2020 because there’s little risk of the cyber criminals behind the network-encrypting malware attacks getting caught; so for them there’s only a small amount of risk, but a potentially large reward. During the last year, there’s been many examples of ransomware attacks where victims have given into the extortion demands of ...

  • Jordan, U.S. target microscopic threats

    November 29, 2019

    Adversaries are not always detectable by the human eye. They sometimes take the form of stealthy microns, traveling silently with the speed and direction of the wind. “Gas, gas, gas!” In preparation for unexpected chemical agent exposures, U.S. Army Soldiers, with Charlie (C) Troop, 1st Squadron, 303rd Cavalry Regiment (1-303 CAV), 96th Troop Command (96 TC), Washington ...

  • Italian police uncover Nazi plot as 19 arrested and weapons seized

    November 28, 2019

    Police in Italy say they have arrested 19 far-right extremists who wanted to form a new Nazi party. In raids across the country, police discovered weapons, explosives, Nazi plaques featuring swastikas, Nazi flags and books on Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini. According to prosecutors in Caltanissetta, Sicily, who have led the investigation named Black Shadows, the suspects allegedly wanted ...

  • Port Neches: Texas chemical plant blasts lead to evacuation order

    November 28, 2019

    About 60,000 people have been evacuated from the area surrounding Port Neches in Texas after a series of huge explosions at a chemical plant. Footage shows a flash of light before the plant was engulfed by flames. One video shows the door of a nearby house being blown off its hinges. Three employees were injured in the ...

  • India’s Comptroller and Auditor General flags loopholes in airport security

    November 28, 2019

    Even as airports in most parts of the country are facing a high level of threat perception, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has flagged several loopholes in the aviation security establishment. The situation at two hyper-sensitive airports, two sensitive airports and one airport where only chartered flights and helicopters were operating, all under the jurisdiction ...

  • Milipol Paris 2019 – Leading Event For Homeland Security and Safety

    November 27, 2019

    The 21st edition of Milipol Paris hosted more than 1,100 exhibitors with 66% of international companies. Milipol Paris is organized under the aegis of the French Ministry for the Interior, in partnership with the French National Police and Gendarmerie, the French Civil Security and Crisis Management Department, the Ministry of Economy and Finance with the French ...

  • Man arrested by anti-terrorism police investigating bomb discovery in Strabane

    November 27, 2019

    A 28 year old man has been arrested by anti-terrorism detectives investigating a New IRA plot to attack police. He was detained in Strabane on Wednesday in Co Tyrone during searches linked to the discovery of a mortar device in Church View in the town in September. PSNI Detective Inspector Andrew Hamlin said, “Whilst the device was aimed ...

  • UK Cyber security skills shortage near breaking point

    November 27, 2019

    The UK’s widening cyber skills gap is putting the country’s businesses at risk, with uncertainty around Brexit is also proving to be a huge concern for recruitment in the field. This is according to research from cyber security consultancy RedSeal, which ran an online survey of 502 IT decision-makers from across the country. Within it, 95% of CIOs and ...


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