Security Strategic Goal: Ensure the Secure Use of Radioactive Materials

For this goal, a successful outcome is to avoid instances in which radioactive materials are used in a hostile manner.

Security Objective 1: Ensure Protection of Nuclear Facilities and Radioactive Materials.

Security Strategy 1: Maintain and further risk-inform the current regulatory framework for security using information gained from operating experience, lessons learned, external and internal assessments, technology advances, and changes in the threat environment.

Security Strategy 2: Maintain effective, consistent, and risk-informed oversight of licensee performance with respect to meeting NRC security requirements.

Security Strategy 3: Maintain material security through the National Materials Program in partnership with the safety programs administered by the Agreement States.

Security Strategy 4: Proactively identify, assess, and address threats, vulnerabilities, and security risks.

Security Strategy 5: Support U.S. national security interests and nuclear nonproliferation policy objectives consistent with the NRC’s statutory mandate through cooperation with domestic and international partners.

Security Strategy 6: Ensure material control and accounting for special nuclear materials.

Security Objective 2: Ensure Protection of Classified and Controlled Unclassified Information.

Security Strategy 7: Ensure that programs for the handling and control of classified and Controlled Unclassified Information are effectively implemented at the NRC and at licensed facilities.

Page Last Reviewed/Updated Thursday, February 25, 2021