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U.S. Homeland Security Report: Nuclear Power Sector Well Protected Against Cyber Attack; Biggest Risk Remains Insider Threat

23 June 2016

Cybersecurity in Energy

After an episode of the hit television show "24" aired a few years ago depicting a cyber attack on a nuclear power plant causing a reactor meltdown, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission released a statement explaining: "Fox Television's … '24' program" airs "a plot centered around the use of a 'black box' that could remotely operate all 104 U.S. nuclear power plants via the Internet. For the record, there is no such black box or suitcase for controlling nuclear power plants. Control systems at the plants are not accessible via the Internet."

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