Cyber

The cyber threat has expanded dramatically in recent years, with a series of damaging, high-profile attacks that have made headlines around the world. Nuclear facilities and critical command and control systems are not immune to cyber attacks—such an attack could facilitate the theft of weapons-usable nuclear materials or a catastrophic act of sabotage. In addition, there is even the possibility that nuclear weapons command and control could be compromised.


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Cyber-Nuclear Forum

Cyber-Nuclear Forum

Building Global Cybersecurity Capacity at Nuclear Facilities

U.S.-Russia Cyber-Nuclear Weapons Dialogue

U.S.-Russia Cyber-Nuclear Weapons Dialogue

As cyber capabilities evolve and nuclear weapons systems become increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks, the risk increases that nuclear weapons will be used by accident or miscalculation.

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The NTI Nuclear Security Index

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The NTI Nuclear Security Index

Assesses countries’ progress on nuclear security, highlights security gaps, and recommends actions for governments to better protect nuclear materials and facilities and build an effective global nuclear security architecture.




Statement by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group: Support for Dialogue Among Governments to Address Cyber Threats to Nuclear Facilities, Strategic Warning and Nuclear Command and Control

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Statement by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group: Support for Dialogue Among Governments to Address Cyber Threats to Nuclear Facilities, Strategic Warning and Nuclear Command and Control

We have crossed over to a new nuclear era in which cyber capabilities transform the nuclear risks.


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