WMD, Nonproliferation, and Security

WMD, Nonproliferation, and Security

The WMD, Nonproliferation, and Security program takes a fresh look at broader areas of proliferation and security risks, especially in the nuclear areas. The program works with stakeholders to develop possible approaches and new constituencies to help manage those risks.

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Research and Analysis

April 25, 2017 | EXPERT: Lovely Umayam

As governments and industries try to understand the ever-evolving landscape of cyber threats to civilian nuclear power plants, it is becoming clear that property and information are not the only assets at stake. Public confidence is also at risk.

April 21, 2017 | EXPERT: Debra Decker , EXPERT: Kathryn Rauhut

Nuclear industry supporters are eager to allay public fears about the potential for another severe nuclear incident like Fukushima. A major issue is the possibility of extensive damaging consequences and compensation for those losses, with cyber being a topmost concern.

March 2, 2017 | EXPERT: Cindy Vestergaard

By Cindy Vestergaard

February 6, 2017 | EXPERT: Kathryn Rauhut , EXPERT: Lovely Umayam

Cyber security is the next frontier for nuclear risk managers. Within a short span of time cyber attacks have evolved in sophistication and stealth, making it difficult to develop an effective and adaptive risk management approach.

January 16, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will inherit rising nuclear dangers in five regions of the globe. Every one of them could get worse under his watch. Even before taking office, he has challenged Russia with a nuclear arms race it cannot win, while provoking China over Taiwan.

January 9, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

The advent of a New Year and a new administration are as good a time as any for taking stock. Decades of hard work to reduce nuclear dangers are at risk.
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