Publication: Cybersecurity in nuclear safety

Lokakuu 11, 2017 at 18:29

 

Cybersecurity is an inseparable part of nuclear safety

As older nuclear power plants get modernized, and new ones are built by replacing analog systems with digital automation, it becomes evident that these plants need to pay closer attention to cyber threats and information security threats.

Albeit rarely hitting the news, nuclear facilities have not been spared from problems caused by cyber threats or direct attacks. In this article, we will present three incidents in which an insufficient level of information security has played a significant part. We will also discuss the role of information security at different stages of the lifecycle of a nuclear power plant and its relationship with nuclear safety. Download the article below!