Critical national infrastructure


G4S speaks on securing Hinkley Point C and potential threats

Noah Price, Head of the G4S Academy, provides an overview of the security threats faced by critical national infrastructure (CNI). Read More

Security in 3D: How rising drone use is ushering in a new threat vector for data centres

Exploring the growing risk from drones and why data centres should cease thinking about security in two dimensions. Read More

Joined-up thinking: How the UK’s approach to national security will require collaboration between the private security sector, public services and government

Investigating the approach from UK Government to strengthen ties between private security and the public sector for national resilience. Read More

The unique challenges of securing data centres – “Enterprise risk management and partnerships are crucial to our approach”

Understanding the unique challenges that come with securing data centres and why partnerships are crucial to an organisational strategy. Read More

Water treatment plant invests in LPS 1175 rated fencing for improved protection

A water treatment plant in the north of England has installed 450m of fencing and gates to solve several security challenges. Read More

Motorola Solutions acquires Videotec to expand its surveillance portfolio

Motorola Solutions has announced it has acquired Videotec S.p.A., a global provider of video security solutions based in Italy. Read More

There’s a drone at my critical infrastructure site – now what?

Mary-Lou Smulders provides a five-step programme for organisations to make their facilities more resilient to potential attack. Read More

How to protect our critical infrastructure from attack

Just how worried should we be about a cyber or physical attack on our national infrastructure? Chris Price reports on how the pandemic, the growth of remote working and IoT are putting assets at risk. Read More

Heightened alert: Combatting the ‘hybrid security threat’ to critical energy and utilities

Hunter Seymour explores the growing threat to critical energy and utilities facilities and identifies the need for a 'hybrid approach' to security at CNI sites. Read More

SmartWater helps protect against 5G arson attacks

SmartWater has been working with Telecoms companies to better protect 5G masts, which have experienced several attacks in recent months. Read More

Protecting governments: Balancing access control innovation with certified standards

Darren Worswick explains why security professionals need to balance using the latest access control tech with ensuring it is properly certified to better protect government buildings and other high-level infrastructure environments. Read More

WATCH: IFSEC Digital Week ‘Protecting Critical National Infrastructure’ webinar

Watch our recent Digital Week webinar on the importance of protecting critical national infrastructure during challenging times, and why it's important to specify accredited products. Read More

INTERVIEW: Abloy and “the next generation of keyless access control”

IFSEC Global sits down with Pip Courcoux, Abloy, to find out more about the company's latest Bluetooth padlock launch and to get his thoughts on the sector as a whole. Read More

Using the latest tech to secure CNI sites

Steve Wintle, Abloy UK, explores what can be done to keep CNI locations secure and the increasing role digital security solutions are playing in this sector. Read More

Why are one in three CNI organisations skipping cybersecurity checks?

Mike Gillespie and Ellie Hurst of Advent IM consider revelations that utilities, transportation and other CNI bodies are often neglecting cybersecurity and whether the Network and Information Systems Directive - effectively GDPR for CNI - will motivate them to up their game. Read More

Keeping the lights on: 3 steps to protecting UK energy assets

Cyber and terror threats have made the protection of critical national infrastructure a top priority for the UK government. Angela Oberman of Honeywell Security & Fire offers her prescription for protecting UK power stations and other energy assets. Read More



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