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U.K.'s nuclear industry at risk of cyber attacks, terrorism: Regulators

Posted On: Mar. 28, 2016 12:00 AM CST

Regulators have warned that the U.K.'s nuclear industry is under threat from cyber attacks, terrorism and state-sponsored espionage, reports The Independent.

The warning comes from the Office for Nuclear Regulation's 2016-20 strategic plan document.

"Failure to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of sensitive information and assets from both known and emerging security threats to the UK nuclear infrastructure (e.g., cyber-attacks, terrorist activity, state-sponsored espionage)," has been stated as one of the top corporate risks by the ONR.

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