Information security priority at Seoul summit for UK

In an interview with the Korean Times, Scot Wightman, British Ambassador to Seoul, outlined that information security, in addition to safeguarding the world’s nuclear material, is a top priority for Britain at the Seoul Nuclear Security Summit this month.

“We need to secure information that terrorists could use to obtain nuclear material, to turn it into a radiological dispersal or improvised nuclear device, and to mount an effective attack,” said Wightman.

He said further: “We’re asking other participating states to join us in signing a voluntary joint statement, in addition to the general communique, which covers a range of subjects, promoting the importance of information security and to sign up to a menu of specific commitments that will improve national nuclear information security”.

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