Investors’ appetite for transport infrastructure remains undiminished

STARTING ON December 19th, as Gatwick airport prepared to disclose a change of ownership, suspected drone sightings forced it to close its runway for a total of 36 hours. Passengers were delayed; so was the announcement. Only a week later could Britain’s second-busiest hub reveal it had been sold to Vinci, a French transport group, […]

Investors’ appetite for transport infrastructure remains undiminished

STARTING ON December 19th, as Gatwick airport prepared to disclose a change of ownership, suspected drone sightings forced it to close its runway for a total of 36 hours. Passengers were delayed; so was the announcement. Only a week later could Britain’s second-busiest hub reveal it had been sold to Vinci, a French transport group, […]

Russia blocked 25mn cyber attacks on IT infrastructure during World Cup – Putin

Russia has come under nearly 25 million cyber attacks targeting its critical information systems and infrastructure during the FIFA World Cup tournament, Vladimir Putin revealed. “Throughout the duration of the World Cup, we neutralized almost 25 million cyber attacks and other criminal activities against the information infrastructure of Russia, which, in one way or another, […]

An unlikely alliance of 2 groups is pushing Trump get behind their infrastructure bill

Evan Vucci/AP Members of the Congressional Black Caucus and the House Freedom Caucus are pushing President Donald Trump to back their infrastructure bill. The bill would require the Agriculture Department to sell distressed assets to private entities, and then direct the Treasury Department use the proceeds from those sales to invest in infrastructure projects in low-income […]

In California, utilities will spend $768 million on electric car infrastructure

Enlarge / Detail of the plug of an electric car being charged (credit: Getty Images) On Thursday, California regulators approved three plans from the state’s three largest utilities, which will together result in nearly $ 768 million in electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure spending. As a whole, the plan is the largest coordinated effort for state-level EV […]

‘Malevolent’ Moscow targets UK energy infrastructure… with tanker of gas to help beleaguered Brits

Weeks after Britain’s defense secretary accused Russia of planning attacks on power stations that could murder “thousands,” Moscow has made its move – by sending gas to help out after the UK’s supplies were hit by cold weather. There’s blanket coverage in the British media about how Russia is helping out amid a possible gas […]

CyberX Raises $18 Million in Series B Funding to Combat Rising Threats to IIoT and Critical Infrastructure, Bringing Total Funding to $30 Million

PRESS RELEASE: Founded by military cyber experts with nation-state expertise, company demonstrates rapid growth with continuous ICS threat monitoring and risk mitigation platform BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 27, 2018– CyberX, the IIoT and industrial control system (ICS) security company, today announced that the company has closed $ 18 million in Series B funding, bringing total investment to […]

Trump signals he's open to mileage tax to pay for infrastructure fixes

WASHINGTON — The White House on Wednesday praised an experimental program in Oregon that charges a mileage tax to volunteer drivers, adding to signals that President Donald Trump is open to finding new revenue sources to pay for his proposed infrastructure program. Many of Trump’s fellow Republicans, however, dislike the idea of a transportation tax […]