On 27.11.2023, the World Institute of Nuclear Security (WINS) and the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology conducted the fourth in a series of 5-day training courses designed to build awareness and organization capacity for defending against cyber-attacks at nuclear facilities. This particular courses was customized for participants from the UK Civil Nuclear Sector.
Austrian companies and government organisations trained for an emergency cyberattack in one of the most modern digital simulation environments
The fifth generation of mobile communications offers many opportunities by also posing challenges. With the increasing use of open standards and mainstream digital platforms, the threat to 5G networks is more present than ever.
As part of an ongoing cooperation between the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the AIT as an appointed IAEA Collaborating Centre for Information and Computer Security for Nuclear Security, the latter hosts an annual week-long training course at its cyber range training premises in Vienna.
AIT and IAEA have signed an agreement for a four-year programme to build awareness and skills around cyber security for nuclear safety in member states.