The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) is preparing to release a new risk-informed cyber security methodology and an improved documentation process to improve supply chain transparency, Matt Gibson, EPRI’s Principal Technical Leader Nuclear I&C and Cyber Security, said. As nuclear operators apply the latest digital technology to generation assets, they face a widening array of cyber security challenges. Data analytics is key to reducing nuclear operating costs and operators will need to apply cost-effective cyber defence strategies to maximize gains.
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US, British and other nuclear weapons systems are increasingly vulnerable to cyber attacks, according to a new study by the international relations thinktank Chatham House. The threat has received scant attention so far from those involved in nuclear military planning and the procurement of weapons, the report said. It blames this partly on failure to keep up with fast-moving advances, lack of skilled staff and the slowness of institutional change.
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