An introduction and tutorial on nuclear and radiological security issues designed by the Nuclear Threat Initiative. The tutorial concludes with a quiz to test your knowledge on the topic.
A report by the Federation of American Scientists on the inherent problems and possible solutions of nuclear & radiological terrorism.
A video and report by the Carnegie Corporation of New York on the threat of nuclear terrorism and proliferation. The video includes many expert voices from the nuclear community, such as Toby Dalton of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Joan Rohlfing of the Nuclear Threat Initiative.
The United States should conduct a comprehensive examination of cyber threats to develop a remediation plan of how to solve potential problems, and establish next steps to defend against in cyber warfare.
A national policy in support of nuclear energy development is necessary to change this trend: as the Nuclear Energy Institute observes, public-private partnerships are critical for success on the scales that matter.
Although it might take some time to see the impact of the World Customs Organization December 2015 resolution, it is a logical and deliberate move to enhance the security of the front lines of the flow of goods between borders.
While moving ahead with the project asserts Turkey’s commitment to commercial nuclear collaboration, the country is not ready for the Akkuyu NPP, nor is the world ready for another Fukushima incident.
Shaping terrorist adversaries’ perceptions of U.S. security is possible, and convincing them that an attempted attack with a radiological or nuclear device would fail and would have devastating consequences should remain one of America’s highest priorities.
Stuxnet illustrated the art of the possible in the cyber-nuclear space. This malware defeated security systems, jumped iargaps (which disconnect networks from the internet) and, most importantly, caused physical consequences. Stuxnet’s aim was limited-break centrifuges. But what if hackers had more catastrophic ambitions?
Hot off the heels of the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit, the international community is once again abuzz with plans to secure nuclear materials and thwart the efforts of terrorists to acquire these materials. Chief among these efforts is securing nuclear and radiological materials. Are these efforts the same, though? The answer is a resounding “No.”