|8 Dec. 2017||
Senior officials from the European Union met their counterparts at NATO Headquarters today (8 December) to take stock of current efforts and discuss new areas for cooperation on cyber defence.
|28 Nov. 2017||
Cyber Coalition, NATO’s biggest and most important cyber defence exercise, is taking place this week. The exercise involves more than 700 participants from 25 Allies, as well as NATO partner countries, the European Union, industry and academia.
|24 Nov. 2017||
Civil servants from the Office of the National Security Council and Classified Information Protection of the government of Serbia were trained to deal with information systems security (INFOSEC) in real life situations. The training took place in Belgrade and Tallinn from 30 October until 10 November 2017 as part of NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme.
|9 Nov. 2017||
Defence Ministers agreed today (9 November 2017) to increase the size of NATO’s Resolute Support training mission in Afghanistan from around 13,000 to roughly 16,000 personnel. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg made the announcement at the end of a two-day meeting of the Alliance's Defence Ministers in Brussels. Mr Stoltenberg welcomed the fact that “Afghan forces are making progress, even though the situation remains very challenging.” Ministers also agreed on the importance of funding for the Afghan security forces, and welcomed Afghanistan’s intention to make further progress on reforms and reconciliation.
|19 Oct. 2017||
NATO Deputy Secretary General, Rose Gottemoeller, spoke of the vital importance of cyber defence when she addressed industry experts at the NATO Information Assurance Symposium (NIAS) Cyber Conference today (19 October 2017) in Mons, Belgium.
|7 Sep. 2017||
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg participated as an observer in a cyber exercise at the informal meeting of EU Defence Ministers in Tallinn on Thursday (7 September 2017). Mr. Stoltenberg highlighted that NATO-EU cooperation is "key" in responding to growing cyber threats, and that the two organisations have jointly responded to major attacks this year. He announced that NATO has invited the EU to participate in the Alliance's "Cyber Coalition" exercise in November - one of the largest such exercises in the world.
|20 Jul. 2017||
NATO and the Jordanian Armed Forces inaugurated the newly established Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) in Amman on 19 July 2017. The CERT was set up as part of a NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) project to enhance Jordanian cyber defence capabilities.
|26 Apr. 2017||
Locked Shields 2017, the largest and most advanced cyber defence exercise in the world, is taking place this week. It is organized by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence in Tallinn, Estonia.
|16 Feb. 2017||
In the face of a rapidly evolving cyber threat landscape, strong partnerships play a key role in effectively addressing cyber challenges. Today (16 February 2017), NATO and Finland stepped up their engagement with the signing of a Political Framework Arrangement on cyber defence cooperation. The arrangement will allow NATO and Finland to better protect and improve the resilience of their networks.
|9 Dec. 2016||
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.