We would like to warmly congratulate former BASIC researcher Dr Tim Street, who has this month been awarded an ESRC-funded PhD Studentship from Warwick University, for his thesis ‘The Politics of Nuclear Disarmament’.
Following its publication, the Independent reported on the findings of BASIC’s cyber security report, Hacking…
In June 2017, the Guardian pubished an article exploring some of the key themes of BASIC's cyber security report, Hacking UK Trident. It acknowledged some of Tridents' cyber vulnerabilities, as identified in the report and gauged the reaction of Des Browne, the former UK defence secretary:
BASIC’s cyber security report, Hacking UK Trident recently featured in a number of national and international defence publications and media pages.
On the morning of 17th April 2017, BASIC Executive Director, Paul Ingram was interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Good Morning Wales. Paul was asked to comment on the nuclear capabilities of North Korea and the potential danger of a nuclear war between the two countries.
Following the 2016 report on nuclear accidents by the Nuclear Information Service, RT contacted BASIC Executive Director, Paul Ingram, for an interview on the public risks associated with the deployment of nuclear weapons.
On 22nd January, BASIC Executive Director, Paul Ingram was quoted in the US Defence Journal for his analysis of the recent Trident missile test failure.
“It is a complex system. It is an amazing feat of human engineering but everything has to work or there is catastrophic failure and a catastrophic failure can have catastrophic consequences.”
Read the full article here.
On 23d January, BASIC Executive Director, Paul Ingram was quoted in the US Defence Journal for his analysis of the recent Trident missile test failure.