‘NotPetya’ and ‘WannaCry’ cyberattacks on international government infrastructure and organisations a wake-up call

Following the ‘NotPetya’ and ‘WannaCry’ cyberattacks on the UK’s National Health Service, as well as the recent hacking of thousands of UK parliamentary email accounts, Security News Desk Sub Editor, Francesca Seden shines a spotlight on the growing cyber threats to global critical infrastructure from terrorists and hackers and explores how further attacks might be mitigated in the future.

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Security experts come together to tackle terrorism at Security & Counter Terror Expo (SCTX)

In May, 9,850 security experts and professionals from over 114 countries travelled to London for the latest installment of Security & Counter Terror Expo (SCTX). The show once again incorporated leading forensics show Forensics Europe Expo and Ambition – the event for the emergency preparedness, resilience & response (EPRR) community. Show organisers, Clarion Events, reported that the number of visitors was up three per cent on the 2016 event, with one in ten representing a police or counter terror force.

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