Climate protests have cost Essex Police £1m

Essex Police has admitted it deployed hundreds of officers and made 338 arrests over the course of seven days

Head of UN’s nuclear watchdog arrives in Ukraine

The boss of the IAEA has said that action is needed to avoid the risk of a nuclear accident

UN Chief: ‘Climate change drives terrorism’

In a debate with the Security Council, António Guterres warned that climate issues in developing countries are fuelling terrorism

IEA: ‘Security of supply must be guaranteed during global energy transition’

A new report stresses actions must be taken at the technical, economic and political levels to ensure the world’s energy supplies remain secure as the sector undergoes its transition to a cleaner and smarter model

Stansted says compostable security bags are cleared for landing

London Stansted has become the first major airport in the UK to trial fully compostable bags at its security checkpoints

Cyber security
Siemens addresses operational technology security with new partnership

The firm has partnered with cybersecurity firm Fortinet to address the security challenges associated with the convergence of operational technology and IT networks

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Energy firms ‘avoiding greater connectivity due to cyber threats’

Three-quarters of energy industry stakeholders said such dangers were proving a barrier to adoption

Utilities businesses risk GDPR penalties by not wiping old computers

A new report shows four months after their introduction, the majority of UK utilities are still failing to adhere to some of the rules

Energy executives ‘increasingly concerned over cyber risks’

Leading figures from the energy industry say there are becoming increasingly worried about the threat of cyber attacks to their business

Hackers attack power plant’s safety systems

Hackers have attacked the safety systems of at least one power plant, halting operations. That’s according to technology firm Schneider Electric and security company FireEye, which have as yet declined to disclose the nature or location of the facility. The critical Triconex safety systems, which were developed by Schneider, help industrial control units used in […]