Areva and Northrop Grumman to deliver cyber security protection to U.S. nuclear power plants

Areva Inc. and Northrop Grumman Corp. have joined forces to provide cyber security protection support for the nuclear industry, the companies said on July 23. The alliance is in response to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) call for commercial nuclear facilities to develop and implement cyber security plans.

“Protecting the U.S. nuclear power infrastructure from exploitation and attacks of networks, systems, information and physical assets is an industry concern,” said Tom Franch, senior vice president of reactors and services, Areva Inc.

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