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Stuxnet and Nuclear Enrichment of the Cyber Security Regime

Maksim Simonenko

After the emergence of the Stuxnet virus, supposedly targeted at Iran’s nuclear infrastructure, the importance of the connection between nuclear and information technologies has increased drastically. Experts and media commentators speculate that the malware was written specifically to disrupt industrial control systems (ICS) at Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant and the enrichment facility at Natanz. How can experience from the nuclear era be used to strengthen the global cyber security regime?

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Security Index (International Edition) NO. 2 (103), Spring 2013