Intrusion Detection Systems and Subsystems: Technical Information for NRC Licensees (NUREG-1959, Revision 1)

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Manuscript Completed: September 2017
Date Published: September 2017

Prepared by:
J. W. Bowen, Principal Investigator
S. M. Sohinki
E. L. Potter

Dade Moeller & Associates, Inc.
Richland, WA 99354

James E. Vaughn, PM, NRC Project Manager

NRC Job Code: V6103

Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation
Washington, DC 20555-0001

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This report provides information about the design, installation, testing, maintenance, and monitoring of intrusion detection systems (IDSs) and subsystems used for the protection of facilities licensed by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. It contains information on the application, use, function, installation, maintenance, and testing parameters for internal and external IDSs and subsystems, including information on communication media, assessment procedures, and monitoring. This information is intended to assist licensees in designing, installing, employing, and maintaining IDSs at their facilities.

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