Simulated cyber attack on a power plant yields some lessons learned

According to one researcher, nuclear power plants around the world have been targeted in 24 cyber incidents since 1990. He says more needs to be done to prevent future, potentially catastrophic attacks. Swedish researchers launched a simulated cyber attack against a coal plant in Sweden, which resulted in some flooding of the plant. This is [...]


During a simulated cyber attack on a power plant, researchers identified some lessons learned to defend against a cyber attack on nuclear power plants around the world. A summary of this report will appear in this week's National Intelligence Bulletin. The National Intelligence Bulletin is a weekly look at national security, domestic systems disruption, the risk of failing critical infrastructure, and threats to social, political, economic, and financial stability in the United States. This report is available each week for National Intelligence subscribers.

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