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9 Dec. 2016

NATO trains Iraqi experts in cyber defence

Iraqi experts were trained on cyber defence at the Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara, Turkey to improve their expertise and technical knowledge and to contribute to the strengthening of Iraqi national cyber defence capabilities. This course was supported by the Science for Peace and security (SPS) Programme and took place from 21 November to 2 December 2016.

7 Dec. 2016

NATO and the EU deepen ties as ministerial meeting wraps up

NATO foreign ministers concluded two days of meetings in Brussels on Wednesday (7 December 2016), during which they made progress on a number of key issues, including cooperation with the European Union. Allies approved a series of more than 40 measures to advance how the two organisations work together – including on countering hybrid threats, cyber defence, and making their common neighbourhood more stable and secure. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg called the agreement “a milestone in our relations,” adding that “neither organisation has the full range of tools” to address new challenges alone, “but working together we are a formidable force for good.”

2 Dec. 2016

NATO holds annual cyber exercise in Estonia

NATO’s largest cyber defence exercise, Cyber Coalition 2016, wrapped up in Estonia on Friday (2 December 2016).

25 Nov. 2016

NATO and EU press ahead with cooperation on cyber defence

Against a backdrop of increasingly complex cyber threats, senior officials from NATO and the European Union (EU) met today (25 November 2016) to discuss the next practical steps in NATO-EU cooperation on cyber defence.

26 Oct. 2016

Bulgaria and NATO boost cooperation on cyber defence

Bulgaria and NATO will boost their cooperation on cyber defence. A new Memorandum of Understanding, signed during NATO Defence Ministers’ meeting in October 2016, will facilitate information-sharing on cyber threats and best practices, improve the prevention of cyber incidents and increase Bulgaria’s resilience to cyber threats. Furthermore, the new arrangement will facilitate assistance between NATO and Bulgaria’s cyber defence authorities in case of need.

6 Oct. 2016

NATO and Moldova strengthen scientific cooperation

NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme launched three projects in support of Moldova’s defence capabilities on Thursday (6 October 2016) in Chișinău. Through the SPS Programme, the Alliance is engaging Moldovan scientists and experts in practical cooperation, forging research networks and supporting capacity building in the country.

7 Sep. 2016

NATO opens flagship cyber event with vision for the future

Top NATO officials and industry representatives are discussing how to join forces and efforts to combat ever more sophisticated cyber threats at the Alliance’s annual two-day cyber security conference NIAS 16 in Mons, Belgium. .

9 Jun. 2016

NATO cyber team wins prestigious awards

NATO cyber team has been honoured in the SC Magazine’s 2016 European cyber industry’s most prestigious awards. The awards ceremony took place in London, UK, on 7 June 2016.

20 Apr. 2016

Allies briefed on latest OSCE Cyber Confidence Building Measures

On 18 April, NATO’s Cyber Defence Committee was briefed by Ambassador Daniel B. Baer, Permanent Representative of the United States to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), on the latest set of cyber “Confidence Building Measures,” adopted by the OSCE in March 2016.

10 Feb. 2016

NATO and the European Union enhance cyber defence cooperation

NATO and the European Union face similar challenges in protecting their networks against the growing threat of cyber attacks. To help both organisations better meet this challenge, today a Technical Arrangement on Cyber Defence was concluded between the NATO Computer Incident Response Capability (NCIRC) and the Computer Emergency Response Team of the European Union (CERT-EU). The Technical Arrangement provides a framework for exchanging information and sharing best practices between emergency response teams.

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