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Fukushima

On 11th March 2011, a 8.9 magnitude tremor hit 400km north-east of Tokyo, causing a tsunami along the north-eastern coast of Japan and resulting in a massive loss of lives and infrastructure damage - including damage to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

The consequent release of radiation from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has created numerous risks for the Japanese population including food and beverage irradiation concerns, home and workplace energy supply issues, contaminated debris disposal and the continuing risk of hydrogen explosions from the site.

Newrisk Limited's principal adviser, Dr Leivesley, has professional experience and is able to advise in dealing with nuclear explosions, radiological dispersal, radiation poisoning and the management of personnel in an irradiated environment. For further information relating to Newrisk Limited's expertise on CBRNE issues (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and electronic), please click here.

To request Newrisk Limited's assistance or commentary in connection with Fukushima or a Fukushima related event, or to discuss a tailored package of services, please contact Newrisk Limited directly.

Publications

Newrisk Limited's principal adviser, Dr Leivesley, has written publications on Fukushima, including:


To request Newrisk Limited's assistance or commentary in connection with Fukushima or a Fukushima related event, please contact Newrisk Limited directly.

 

Sally Leivesley


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          BREAKING NEWS

  • TEG7
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In response to the Paris & Brussels terror attacks, Newrisk Ltd became a founder member of The Exercise Group7 LLP (TEG7) which is a dynamic team drawn from cyber & former special defence fields to exercise organisations & governments on emerging terror and cyber threats.  The TEG7 profile can be seen at www.teg7.co.uk. The Manchester Arena suicide bombing in May 2017 highlights a new military style of terrorism from ISIS with a greater potential to attack the public & security personnel in many countries.  TEG7 integrates physical & cyber security for corporate exercises to protect against terror & cyber-attacks.

Delta & British Airways have suffered a world-wide loss of aviation business systems as a result of computer system outages.  Newrisk Limited - as part of The Exercise Group7 LLP - conducts exercises in integrated cyber & physical security transformation for companies & governments.  Cyber threats are becoming more serious for critical infrastructure & require new principles in management & exercises of personnel to pre-empt crises. Degraded operations will become a fall-back if persistent attacks continue to exploit vulnerabilities & use ransomware or nation state motivated attacks. The Ukraine power grid attacks are a key lesson for infrastructure protection. Aviation remains the industry ‘canary’ for cyber failures.