07 Jun 2019

Nuclear Energy Regulators Need to Bring on More Cyber Experts, Watchdog Says

An internal audit by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) found that almost one third of the agency’s cybersecurity experts are very close to the retirement age, which could result in a massive shortage of qualified staff by the end of fiscal 2020, even though the cyber threat to nuclear facilities

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25 Jan 2019

US Military Eyes Tiny Nuclear Reactors for Deployed Troops

The U.S. military is funding research towards small, mobile nuclear power stations for forward operating bases. The military has been conducting research on small nuclear reactors since the 1950s, but funding has come and gone during periods of sequestration. Now, with the immense energy requirements and logistical difficulties in securing

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04 Nov 2018

Hackers obtain nuclear power plant plans in France

“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. A spokeswoman from Ingerop quoted by NDR said more than 11,000 files from a dozen projects were

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