NATO launches massive cyber-security exercises

NATO has launched its largest-ever cyber exercises to practise warding off massive, simultaneous attacks

By - November 26, 2013 Share on LinkedIn
Low Orbit Ion Cannon LOIC DDoS cyber attack

NATO on Tuesday launched its largest-ever cyber exercises to practise warding off massive, simultaneous attacks on member states and their partners.

Based at the alliance’s cyber defence centre in EU member Estonia, the exercises will last three days and include participants in over 30 European states.

“Cyber attacks are a daily reality and they are growing in sophistication and complexity,” Jamie Shea, a NATO official specialising in emerging security challenges, said in a statement.

“NATO has to keep pace with this evolving threat.”

Around 400 legal and IT experts as well as government officials will take part in the operation code-named “Cyber Coalition 2013”.

More security news

Pirate Bay hacker to be handed over

LG TVs spying on owners: report

SA Spy Files link deepens to the tune of R3.6m

R456 million global cybercrime scheme busted

Share your thoughts

Join the conversation

Connect with Us

androidappletwitterfacebookgoogleplusfeednewsletter

Poll

Do you think Vodacom, MTN, and Cell C will cut their mobile data prices?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

More News

The Western Cape wants to introduce car starting breathalysers

car breathalyser

The Alcohol Harms Reduction Green Paper from the Western Cape Government suggests introducing alcohol-detecting ignition interlocks.

Amazon Prime Video with Jeremy Clarkson’s new car show to launch in South Africa

The Grand Tour Clarkson Hammond May

Amazon will be bringing its Prime Video service to South Africa along with The Grand Tour.

Advertisers should boycott SABC: Right2Know

SABC please stand by

The Right2Know Campaign has called for advertisers to boycott the SABC.

Top Gear will be back in 2017 with Matt LeBlanc

Matt LeBlanc and The Stig

Matt LeBlanc will be returning to host Top Gear in 2017.

Free MyBroadband Newsletter
×