Nuclear Industry


  • Hackers obtain nuclear power plant plans in France

    November 2, 2018

    Thousands of sensitive documents pertaining to nuclear power plants, prisons and tram networks have been stolen from the servers of a French company in a cyberattack, German and French media have reported Friday. The data illegally accessed from the French company Ingerop back in June amounted to more than 65 gigabytes, according to reports by German ...

  • How to Protect Tomorrow’s Critical Infrastructure?

    July 6, 2018

    Imagine a city the size of London thrown into chaos, as public transport grinds to a halt and traffic lights stop functioning! This is no longer the stuff of nightmares or the scenario of a disaster movie but a prospect that is getting more likely every day. Critical infrastructure facilities, whether power or nuclear plants, national ...

  • UK meeting milestones for Euratom exit

    June 7, 2018

    The Nuclear Safeguards Bill has become one of the first pieces of legislation addressing the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union to complete its passage through Parliament. The Bill, which will shortly become an Act, addresses the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom), an international organisation that governs the peaceful use of nuclear ...

  • Analysts: U.S. nuclear modernization plan under-invests in cybersecurity

    January 23, 2018

    The nuclear posture review specifically mentions “expanding threats in space and cyberspace.” Since a leaked draft of the Defense Department’s nuclear posture review was revealed by the Huffington Post, analysts and arms control experts have sounded alarms about language in the document that suggests the Trump administration would broaden the scenarios where it would be acceptable ...