The Carlyle Group enters into exclusive negotiations to acquire Præsidiad from CVC Fund VI Brussels, Belgium – Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG), today announced that, following a binding offer,
Betafence’s rapid deployment surface-mounted barrier TerraBlock® has been approved by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Hostile Vehicle Mitigation.
Betafence, the global perimeter security specialist, announces the acquisition of Hesco, a leader and innovator in the design and manufacture of rapidly deployable barrier systems. This acquisition underpins an acceleration of Betafence’s high security growth strategy, building on the recent acquisition of SecureUSA and the intellectual property rights agreement with Gibraltar US.
Vehicle-Borne Improvised Explosive Devices (VBIEDs) are one of today’s preferred attack methods for both individual and nation-state terrorists. To effectively defend against such attacks, a thorough review of a site’s perimeter security
A standard is only as good as the accuracy of its measure. A law is only as good as the will to enforce it. Historically, the energy industry has been self-governing when
On April 16, 2013, attackers cut fiber optic cables in an underground vault and then fired more than 100 rounds from at least two high-powered rifles on Pacific Gas and Electric’s Metcalf
In this fifth installment of this article series, the focus is on subsection 4 of the NERC CIP-014 standard: NERC CIP-014 R4. The R4 subsection requires not only primary transmission and substation
An examination by USA TODAY in collaboration with more than ten Gannett newspapers and TV stations across the country, and drawing on thousands of pages of government records, federal energy data and
The vulnerability of our nation’s power grid to cyber and physical attack has been well known to industry insiders for some time. However, public consciousness is a different story. The media coverage
In March of 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) directed the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), to develop and implement reliability standards for electric grid security of the nation’s bulk