• Important Nuclear Security Progress Now in Jeopardy

    After years of progress on nuclear security, the fourth edition of the NTI Nuclear Security Index finds that the steps countries have taken to reduce the threat of catastrophic nuclear terrorism are jeopardized by a deterioration of political stability and governance, an increase in corruption, and the expanding presence of terrorist groups around the world.

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  • The Cyber Threat to Nuclear Facilities

    Like all critical infrastructure, nuclear facilities are not immune to cyberattack. That reality is particularly worrisome, however, given the potentially catastrophic consequences of a cyberattack on a nuclear facility. Such an attack could facilitate the theft of nuclear materials or an act of sabotage.

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Securing weapons-usable nuclear materials is vital to preventing nuclear terrorism
Global nuclear security is only as strong as the weakest link in the chain. Today's threats are dynamic. The need for action is clear. The NTI Index helps spark international discussion about priorities to strengthen security and encourages governments to act.

2018 NTI Nuclear Security Index

The 2018 NTI Index is a unique public assessment of global nuclear security conditions, prepared with the Economist Intelligence Unit.

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