Nuclear Security Threats and Risks: Cyber Threats

This e-learning module is designed to develop learner's understanding of a cyber threat in nuclear security, including the characteristics of a cyber threat, potential targets and consequences, and the anatomy of a cyber-attack. The audience for this course is intended to include all personnel and organizations with nuclear security responsibilities and functions. This includes, but is not limited to: national security authorities, regulatory bodies, national nuclear security coordinators, law enforcement, customs, intelligence and security agencies, operators, technical support organizations, educational and training organizations, and nuclear security support centres.

Course syllabus:

  1. The cyber threat

  2. Cyber threat characteristics

  3. Potential targets and potential consequences in nuclear security

  4. Anatomy of a cyber attack