Security News Desk #21 – Smart Cities, Critical Infrastructure, Retail Security and more
In the latest Issue of the Security News Desk newspaper, we look at how a smarter approach to security is making cities safer, the new and emerging challenges faced by critical infrastructure operators today, how retailers are tackling the criminals within their own ranks and much more. See the highlights below.
Philip Ingram, Editor-in-Chief of Security News Desk, speaks to Guy O’Donnell from Protection Group International and Pierluigi Paganini from the securityaffairs.co blog, concerning the challenges of attributing a cyber attack. Page 1
Smart and Safe Cities
Tim Compston, Features Editor at Security News Desk, finds out why a smarter approach to security is making city streets safer. Page 12 & 13.
Securing critical infrastructure from virtual and physical threats
We find out that the challenges faced by critical infrastructure operators are many and varied, with attack vectors emerging in both the physical and the cyber. Page 8 & 9
Retail security – tackling the criminals within
Security News Desk checks out the ‘insider’ threat that is giving retailers food for thought.
Page 20 & 21.
Hikvision offers vision for UK video surveillance market
Security News Desk interviews Jason Yang, the General Manager for the UK and Ireland at Hikvision – the world’s number one video surveillance manufacturer by sales – about the company’s expanding footprint in the UK security market. Page 11.
Transport Security – securing crowded spaces and airport terminals
Tim Compston takes look at the moves that are being taken to ramp up transport security at both airports and within cities to protect those in transit in light of recent events. Page 16 – 17
Driver Dangers – the road ahead for logistics and HGV security
We head out on the road to find out more about the security issues that today’s hauliers are facing as they try to keep the wheels of logistics running smoothly. Page 24 & 25
Cyber Security – Data intelligence, GDPR and the move to cloud
We talk to Kirsten Bay, CEO of Cyber adAPT on using data intelligence to defend beyond the perimeter and Herve Dhelin, EfficientIP, shares his opinion on GDPR. We also hear from Kirill Slavin, Kaspersky Lab, on how SMBs can use cloud to overcome their security nightmares. Page 23
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