Posts tagged as cyber defence

Research Paper on ‘Information Sharing Framework for Penetration Testing’ available now

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

In the contemporary interpretation of deterrence theory, maintaining high-level resilience against cyber attacks is one of two pillars of cyber deterrence posture. Penetration testing activities constitute the technical foundation of improving overall cyber resilience posture, apart from known vulnerabilities and threats. In practice, it is tremendously difficult to cover penetration testing requirements of the whole spectrum of many military systems. A new research paper on ‘Information Sharing Platform for Penetration Testing’ by…

ACO Legal Conference held in Greece

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

The 11th Allied Command Operations (ACO) International Legal Conference is underway in Greece bringing together senior military and civilian legal advisors from across NATO and Non-NATO nations from May 7 – 10, 2018. The aim of the conference is to develop an understanding of special aspects of International Law while offering a unique opportunity to engage with experts and debate the legal approach to current challenges. “When I look at…

U.S. to double cyber defense aid to Ukraine

Friday, May 4, 2018

The U.S. State Department will double the cyber defense aid it pledged to Ukraine last year to $10 million in an effort to bolster the security of an ally in the crosshairs of alleged Russian hackers, according to department spokesperson. Wess Mitchell, the assistant secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, made the announcement earlier this week after meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert…

Estonian cyber security company among the winners of the NATO Defence Innovation Challenge

Friday, May 4, 2018

The Estonian cyber security company, CybExer Technologies, has been selected as one of the winners of the NATO Defence Innovation Challenge. In its third annual iteration, the NATO agency’s contest highlights new technologies that strengthen the alliance’s cyber capabilities and serve as a reference point for defence companies around the world. Small and medium-sized businesses as well as academics from 29 NATO member states participated in this year’s contest that…

Australia is joining the Tallinn-based NATO cyber defence centre

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Australia has announced it is joining the Tallinn, Estonia-based NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence. The centre said on Twitter that Australia’s foreign minister, Julie Bishop, announced the news at the opening of her country’s pop-up embassy in Tallinn. She joined the event from Australia via Skype. “Accession of Australia expands the reach and cooperation of like-minded nations in cyber defence beyond the Euro-Atlantic area, making our cyber defence…