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NRC seeks input on fast-tracked cybersecurity rules for nuclear facilities

By Joshua Higgins / June 7, 2017

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is expeditiously developing cybersecurity regulations for nuclear fuel-cycle facilities, with input from industry and researchers, after concluding that voluntary measures are not enough.

The NRC’s Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards -- which includes representatives of government, industry and academia -- will review the proposed cybersecurity rule for fuel-cycle facilities during a meeting this Thursday in Rockville, MD.

NRC last November issued draft regulations establishing cybersecurity requirements for nuclear fuel-cycle facilities that would require licensees to...

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