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Critical infrastructure conference details announced

by Brian Sims

Today’s modern economies and improving living standards rely more and more on the development and security of a country’s critical infrastructure. How would a country cope should it suffer from a terrorist attack or a natural or man-made disaster, on its key infrastructure? Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe (12th-13th Feb, Guoman Charing Cross Hotel, London) will bring together leading stakeholders from industry, operators, agencies and governments to collaborate on securing Europe. The conference will look at developing existing national or international legal and technical frameworks, integrating good risk management, strategic planning and implementation. In addition, The Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience Europe exhibition will demonstrate and display some of the leading technologies, products and services available to the industry. Keynote speaker for the event will be Sir Gerald Howarth MP, Former Minister for International Security Strategy at the Ministry of Defence. Dr Nigel Brown Lead for Resilient ICT Strategy, Cabinet Office, UK and Olivier Luyckx Head of Unit, Crisis Management and Terrorism, DG Home, European Commission, Belgium will also give the first presentations of the programme. Topics covered throughout the two-day conference will be: – Emerging and Future Threats, Identification and Management – Security and Resilience in Design – Modelling, Simulation, Convergence and Standardisation for Improving CIP Solutions – Energy, Transport and Telecomms Infrastructure Security – Cyber Threats, Detection and Security on Critical Infrastructure – International and National Agency Co-operation – Emergency Preparedness and Response Coordination

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