Cyber danger to nuclear power plants growing

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The civilian nuclear power plant infrastructure internationally is at risk for a cyber attack due to known internet-related vulnerabilities, a lack of training and only reacting to potential threats, according to the London-based think tank Chatham House.

Cyber Security at Civil Nuclear Facilities: Understanding the Risks, which is based on an 18 month-long project conducted in 2014-15, listed a series of industry, cultural and technical challenges that have to be overcome to bring the nuclear power plant computer systems up to standard.

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