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NTI Nuclear and Radiological Security Tutorial

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.

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Nuclear Terrorism in an Age of Vulnerability

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.

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Balancing Trade and International Security

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.

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Deterring Nuclear Terrorism

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.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Franklin R. Ramos/Released

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The Cyber Threat to Nuclear Facilities

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?

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Nuclear Semantics

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.”