Cyber Security at Nuclear Facilities: National Approaches
Sponsored by NTI and undertaken by the Institute for Security and Safety at the University of Brandenburg, this report identified a set of criteria that reflect the basic, minimum security measures and regulatory requirements necessary to protect nuclear facilities against cyber attacks.
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The current, attack‐centric approach to computer security is incapable of adequately defending nuclear facilities. This paper introduces a new approach, vulnerability‐centric security, which enables nuclear facility operators to prevent successful cyber‐attacks while enhancing the day‐to‐day operation of their systems.
This paper by Michelle Nalabandian, Alexandra Van Dine, and Page Stoutland highlights steps governments can take to protect nuclear facilities from cyber threats.
There is a critical need for a global diplomatic approach to address growing cyber risks, including, where possible, through cooperation between the United States and Russia.