World Security Report News2014-04-04 09:59:14

New law to protect UAE's critical facilities The UAE is expected to issue a law this year requiring companies that operate critical infrastructure to implement heightened security systems. Key areas include the energy sector, nuclear power plants, oil and gas production facilities, water treatment and electricity. Andrew Wadsworth, head of process control security at Lockheed Martin, said the country was setting up regulations "to implement security on process control systems so it sets the baseline". "It's just about to come into law and we've got the documents, so they're talking about maybe this year. Oil and gas production is key for the UAE because it's their key source of income and the 2030 vision is that they have to reduce their oil and gas dependence economically." Read more: http://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/new-law-to-protect-uaes-critical-facilities#ixzz2xujjPNzn

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