The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has warned Britain’s nuclear industry faces growing threats from terrorism, cyberattacks and state-sponsored espionage.
Utility Week 29th March 2016 read more »
A security guard who worked at a Belgian nuclear medical research facility was murdered two days after the Brussels bombings, it emerged yesterday (Saturday 26 March), deepening fears that Islamist terror cells are plotting attacks against nuclear installations. Didier Prospero, a guard with the G4S security company, was shot dead at his home in the Froidchapelle district of Brussels on less than 24 hours after Belgian authorities stripped several workers of their security passes at two nuclear plants this week. The circumstances of 45-year-old Mr Prospero’s death remained murky last night, with conflicting reports over whether or not the murder was linked to terrorism, or if his work security pass had been stolen.
EU Reporter 26th March 2016 read more »
Cyber security for the UK’s arsenal of nuclear weapons at Faslane is to be upgraded to counter attacks from hackers. It is understood the US-built Trident missile system will be given increased protection from threats posed by rogue nations such as North Korea and terrorists groups including so-called Islamic State.
STV 30th March 2016 read more »
Evening Express 30th March 2016 read more »