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IAEA nuclear security school held in Egypt
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 by As part of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) efforts to promote awareness of nuclear security, young professionals from 14 countries attended the first...

Amendment to nuclear materials convention enters into force
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 by An amendment to the 1987 Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Materials (CPPNM) entered into force on 8 May. The CPPNM was first adopted by states in 2005, but it took...

German NPP has worms
Thursday, April 28, 2016 by As it turns out, Germany's Gundremmingen NPP has been found to be infected with remote-access trojans and file-stealing malware. Reuters reports that these included "W32.Ramnit"...

IAEA reviews Malaysian nuclear security
Saturday, April 23, 2016 by An International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA) International Physical Protection Advisory Service (IPPAS) mission has completed a two-week review at the request of the Malaysian...

International nuclear security agreement to take effect
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 by A nuclear security agreement that will take effect on 8 May is intended to reduce the risk of a terrorist attack on any NPP and make it harder to smuggle nuclear material. The...

Argentina to review nuclear deals with China
Wednesday, April 06, 2016 by Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri defended the “peaceful use of nuclear energy” at the global Nuclear Security Summit Washington, DC. “Much can be achieved in the realm of...

IAEA signs off on Iran case
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 by The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors on 15 December closed its investigation into whether Iran once had a nuclear weapons programme.

Areva awarded cyber security work in the USA
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by US-based Areva Inc. has been awarded several contracts totaling more than 10 million euros ($11m) to provide cyber security services to several US utilities.

IAEA needs more funds to monitor Iran
Friday, August 28, 2015 by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) director general Yukiya Amano has asked the agency's Board of Governors for €9.2m ($10.6m) a year in extra funds to cover the...

New modular protection wall
Monday, October 06, 2014 by Engineering consultancy Structural Integrity Associates has developed a Modular Wall Barrier System that offers improved protection for nuclear plants and critical...

Nuclear security qualifications launched
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 by Nnuclear security professionals can formally demonstrate their competence through a new certification programme launched by the World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS) Academy,...

Hungary becomes HEU-free
Tuesday, November 05, 2013 by An international effort has resulted in the successful removal of the all the remaining highly enriched uranium (HEU) from Hungary.

Activists enter Tricastin nuclear site
Monday, July 15, 2013 by Up to thirty people have broken in to the site of the Tricastin nuclear power plant in Southern France, the French Nuclear Safey Authority (ASN) said 7:36am on 15 July.

Tender: Upgrading radwaste security, Slovenia (Deadline: 2 August 2013)
Friday, June 28, 2013 by Upgrading security of handling equipment and radioactive cargo shipment infrastructure.

US firms develop new sensor for detecting radioactive material
Friday, March 01, 2013 by National Security Technologies (NSTec), the company that runs the Nevada National Security Site, has teamed up with academia and private industry to prove the feasibility of new...

Amano expresses "deep regret" over North Korea weapons tests
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano expressed deep regret about the announcement that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has conducted a third test of a nuclear weapon,...

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