One of the last of the executive nuclear power pioneers that led the transition from navy nuclear plants to commercial nuclear power passed away. He also was aware that cyber security needed to be addressed.
Researchers at Idaho National Laboratory have found a way to extend the useful life of “superalloys” by thousands of hours, which could benefit performance for electrical generators and nuclear reactors.
Moody’s will incorporate cyber risk into its existing credit ratings. Moody's is considering a stand-alone cyber risk rating separate from the credit rank – this is expected to include control system cyber threats.
The lack of cyber security of sensors are a real, but unaddressed problem. There is an approach that can directly address reliability, safety, quality, and productivity. What does it take to wake people up before further catastrophic sensor-related failures occur?