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Teaching machines to find critical facilities for emergency response

July 8, 2021

Editor’s Note: This feature story series explores efforts by INL researchers to harness the power of machines to help humans make better, more informed decisions. Critical infrastructure in the United States is increasingly interdependent and interconnected. A natural gas pipeline,...

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Idaho high school students named national cyber scholars, awarded scholarships

May 27, 2021

Idaho high school students named national cyber scholars, awarded scholarships After participating in a rigorous 48-hour cybersecurity competition designed to evaluate essential skills in combating cyber threats, the National Cyber Scholarship Foundation has named 10 Idaho high school students as...

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Industrial cybersecurity program at ISU hits stride in new, growing field

May 20, 2021

As the world gets wise to the threat of industrial cyber sabotage, Idaho State University is defining a curriculum to train a new generation of gatekeepers and guardians. “We’re taking engineering technology students – mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, nuclear – and...

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Prepare and protect: INL research supports COVID 19 response

February 22, 2021

In April 2020, the U.S. government initiated Operation Warp Speed (OWS)*, which aimed to deliver millions of doses of safe, effective coronavirus vaccines to state and local governments for distribution to citizens. Nine months later, the mission is well underway...

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National security leader earns Career Achievement in Government Award

February 11, 2021

National security leader earns Career Achievement in Government Award  Zach Tudor Zach Tudor, who leads Idaho National Laboratory’s national and homeland security research programs, will receive the Career Achievement in Government Award at this weekend’s virtual Black Engineer of the...

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LINE Commission focuses on INL’s N&HS mission, introduces Wagner as co-chairman

February 4, 2021

Idaho National Laboratory Director John Wagner’s background is in nuclear energy. The state commission established to inform policymakers and the public about work conducted at INL is called the Leadership in Nuclear Energy (LINE) Commission. So, one might assume that...

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INL researchers publish book to prevent cybersecurity disruptions, train workforce

February 2, 2021

INL researchers publish book to prevent cybersecurity disruptions, train workforce Two cybersecurity researchers at Idaho National Laboratory have published a new book to help train employees at public utilities to recognize cybersecurity vulnerabilities and develop measures to defend their networks...

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INL, West Yost partnership will aid water utilities with cybersecurity

January 8, 2021

INL, West Yost partnership will aid water utilities with cybersecurity  Idaho National Laboratory and the water engineering firm West Yost have entered into a licensing agreement that will allow engineers from both organizations to help water utilities around the country...

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INL to support DOE’s Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute

November 19, 2020

INL to support DOE’s Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) today formally launched the Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CyManII), a $111 million public-private partnership. Led by UTSA, the university will...

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John Wagner named Idaho National Laboratory director

November 5, 2020

John Wagner named Idaho National Laboratory director IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Battelle Energy Alliance’s (BEA) Board of Managers announced today that John Wagner, Ph.D., will be the next director of Idaho National Laboratory (INL). BEA manages and operates the laboratory...

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