Westinghouse Electric Sweden AB and has signed a contract for the design, delivery and installation of a cybersecurity system at the plant Kozloduy nuclear power plant in Bulgaria.
“I would like to highlight that maintaining a robust and effective cybersecurity system is of crucial significance for Kozloduy NPP” said Nasko Mihov, CEO of Kozloduy NPP. “The contract with our partners, awarded in accordance with the national legislation and following a procedure as per the Public Procurement Act will provide for implementation of high-tech solutions for protection against cyberattacks, thus enhancing the overall network and information security of the nuclear power plant.”
Westinghouse President, EMEA Operating Plant Services, Tarik Choho, said: “We are proud to deliver a state-of-the-art solution to Kozloduy NPP which utilises best-in-class cybersecurity platforms. Our proprietary programme reinforces safety and security and is implemented across the US nuclear industry and meets international regulations for nuclear power plants.”
Westinghouse said its solution is the only cybersecurity offering that can be integrated safely with Ovation-based digital control systems and is recommended by Emerson Process Management, owner of the Ovation platform. The project will begin in March 2022 with completion scheduled for October 2023.
Photo: Nasko Mihov, Executive director of Kozloduy NPP and Tarik Choho, EMEA OPS President of Westinghouse signed MOU contract. (Photo: Business Wire)