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  • Altius IT infrastructure passes ultimate security stress test

    The Altius Vendor Assessment Exigo software for Supply-Chain Compliance Management has been put to the ultimate security test and proven that it is highly resistant to cyber security attack. Altius invited a CREST approved security specialist to conduct a thorough ‘penetration’ test on its system to check any areas of possible vulnerability and to ensure immunity from the latest ...


    By Altius Vendor Assessment Ltd

  • Experts from energy sector convene to address cyber security for critical infrastructure

    The Latest Cyber Security Techniques to be Revealed at 8th MEESEC this December in Dubai. As online possibility continues to grow at a fast pace; so does the need for up-to-date security. The ability to access information has never been this interactive. With this constant free flow of information there have also been several high profile cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure. ...


    By Fleming Gulf FZE

  • Fugro Chooses StratITsphere for IT Infrastructure, Security & Disaster Recovery Overhaul

    Fugro Inc., a Texas-based oilfield services company, recently hired StratITsphere to implement and provide its primary collocation site. "The types of projects we need to have done require specialized expertise that's beyond what you find in a good company IT department," said Adam Lee, Fugro's manager of information technology. "I've worked with StratITsphere's team in the past, and they are ...


    By Fugro

  • Schneider Electric Announces Secure Power Systems Business for Industrial and Infrastructure Customers

    Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today announced the creation of the Schneider Secure Power Systems for Industry and Infrastructure Business, a new global line of business designed to continue Schneider Electric's initiatives providing fast and efficient total system support and global services for large facilities with solutions that increase power availability and ...


    By Schneider Electric SE

  • NACWA Applauds House Effort to Secure Funding for Clean Water Infrastructure

    The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) applauds the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment for moving expeditiously to approve legislation that would increase funding for the nation’s clean water infrastructure.  The bipartisan Water Quality Financing Act of 2007 (H.R. 720), introduced by Rep. James Oberstar (D-Minn.), ...

  • Chemical security

    The slow implementation of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) in the USA as part of homeland security and anti-terrorism measures is leaving chemical plants vulnerable and putting at risk the safety of American citizens, according to research published in the International Journal of Critical Infrastructures. Maria Rooijakkers and Abdul-Akeem Sadiq of the School of Public and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • `Insurance as a risk management instrument for energy infrastructure security and resilience` report now available

    The Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability has released a report that examines the key risks confronting critical energy infrastructure and ways in which the insurance industry can help manage these risks. In most developed countries, insurance is one of the principal risk management instruments for aiding in recovery after a disaster and for encouraging ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Salt River Project Selects Quantum Secure to Simplify Their NERC Critical Infrastructure Compliance

    Quantum Secure, the leading provider of enterprise software to manage and streamline security identities, compliance and events across disparate physical security systems, today announced that Salt River Project (SRP) has selected the SAFE for Energy Facilities software suite for its physical identity, access and compliance management, including audit, attestation, remediation and compliance for ...


  • Wetlands International promotes investments in natural infrastructure to achieve better water security at high-level meeting

    Wetlands International CEO Jane Madgwick is participating in a high-level panel on water cooperation for ecosystems at the International Conference on Water Cooperation in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. As part of the International Year of Water Cooperation, we are attending to highlight the urgent need to safeguard and restore wetland ecosystems as a key strategy to address water security challenges. ...


    By Wetlands International

  • Upgrades of refinery plants fire up the oil and gas infrastructure security market, finds Frost & Sullivan

    Oil and gas companies in the Asia Pacific have increased their spending on infrastructure protection, refinery expansion and upgrades of security systems in wake of terrorist attacks, sabotages and other crimes, giving a leg up to the steadily growing Asia Pacific oil and gas infrastructure security market. As the Asia Pacific is the largest consumer of oil and gas, governments and energy ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Energy security - an imperative for the EU

    The recent gas crisis that has affected several EU countries, leaving them without gas in the coldest of winter weather, has put energy security as one of the highest priorities on the EU's agenda. At the meeting on 19 February, the Energy Council adopted conclusions on the Commission's communication 'Second Strategic Energy Review - an EU energy security and solidarity action plan', which was ...


    By EU Council of Ministers

  • Actions for a water-secure world

    The Budapest Water Summit 2016 ended on Wednesday after three days of High Level Panels and Forums and months of international consultative processes. During a special ceremony, participants presented the Budapest Water Summit Messages and ...


    By World Water Council

  • Security Through Innovation

    Security, in all forms, can thrive through innovation. With a mission scope that encompasses technology, energy, science, and nuclear security, the Department of Energy (DOE) has been on the forefront of producing ground-breaking solutions to safeguard our nation’s precious resources. DOE is working to develop and pioneer the next generation of technology solutions to protect our critical ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Statutory security of supply report

    The Department for Energy and Climate Change has today published the annual Statutory Security of Supply Report (SSSR) that looks at the UK’s energy security for this winter and up-coming winters. ...

  • Water security in an uncertain world

    Policymakers must find flexible plans to ensure water security despite the uncertainties of climate change, says climate scientist Mark New. Much of the developing world is dependent on rainfall, snow or ice for its natural water supplies, so researchers and policymakers are concerned about how climate change will affect water security. Long-term water availability is largely determined by the ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Tackling port and harbour security

    Terrorism is a real and hidden danger that regrettably confronts all aspects of Western society. The scope and frequency of the threat is impossible to gauge, but the reality of the 9/11, Bali, Madrid and Beslan atrocities is unquestionable. This terrorist reality is one that the current US Administration has demonstrated a willingness to meet head on, taking the fight to the perceived ...


    By AC-CESS Co Uk Ltd

  • NGWA urges water infrastructure projects

    In a letter to President-elect Barack Obama, the National Ground Water Association recommended adopting an economic stimulus package with water infrastructure projects addressing the long-term challenge of securing an adequate supply of fresh water, including groundwater. 'In 2003, 36 state water managers told the U.S. Government Accountability Office that they anticipated local, regional, or ...

  • Infrastructure Week 2016: Groundwater and well systems are critical U.S. infrastructure

    “‘Out of sight, out of mind’ too often applies to groundwater and the subsurface environment in which it exists, but maintaining this critical infrastructure is essential to providing comfort, security, goods, and services for the U.S. economy.” The National Ground Water Association issued this important reminder today to mark the beginning of Infrastructure Week 2016 ...

  • Reinventing the city - greening urban infrastructures

    Cities play a vital role in the quest to achieve global ecological sustainability. They are the largest contributors to greenhouse gases and climate change. However, through sustainable construction and the better use of urban infrastructure, cities could become a critical leverage point in global efforts to drastically reduce emissions and avoid the social and economic costs associated with ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • BioLargo Expands Infrastructure to Accommodate Growth

    BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO) announced that it had entered into a new multi-year office lease of approximately 8,800 square feet of office and warehouse space. The new facility opens official as BioLargo’s office on September 1, 2016 and is located at 14921 Chestnut St., Westminster, CA 92683. Joe Provenzano, Vice President of Operations of BioLargo and President of Odor No More, commented, ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

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