Nuclear terrorism and cyberattacks on nuclear facilities a risk

The third edition of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) Nuclear Security Index has found that progress on reducing the threat of catastrophic nuclear terrorism has slowed and major gaps remain in the global nuclear security system. The 2016 NTI Index, also finds troubling shortfalls in areas assessed for the first time: how well countries are protecting nuclear facilities against sabotage, as well as the emerging threat of cyberattacks.