This year’s contest, based on concerns about nuclear arms control monitoring and verification technologies, challenged programmers to solve a simple data processing problem by writing innocent-looking C code, while covertly implementing a malicious function.
At a time of escalating threats, the 2016 NTI Nuclear Security Index finds that progress on reducing the threat of catastrophic nuclear terrorism has slowed and major gaps remain in the global nuclear security system.
Former Senator Sam Nunn assesses the January 2016 nuclear test by North Korea: "This event also underscores the importance of reinforcing the global prohibition against nuclear testing and strengthening the nuclear test monitoring system."
Following North Korea's fourth nuclear test and the claim that it tested a hydrogen bomb, NTI and CNS offer background resources to understand the history of North Korea's nuclear weapons program and the sites involved.
On Wednesday, December 2, NTI and The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs' Nuclear Policy Talks program will co-host an event celebrating the release of former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry's memoir.
Today marked the end of the second plenary meeting of the International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification in Oslo, Norway, where 25 countries launched expert working groups and defined a plan of work for the next two years.
A new report, Bridging the Military Nuclear Materials Gap, highlights a critical gap in global nuclear security efforts and offers recommendations for governments to tighten control and build confidence in the security of nuclear materials categorized as “military materials.”
On November 3, 2015, NTI and the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR) jointly organized a scenario-based table-top simulation focused on how China and the United States can strengthen cooperation to prevent or respond to nuclear smuggling and related incidents