Blog Posts Tagged with "NATO"


Collective Self-defense: What Japan’s New Defense Policy Means for International Cooperation on Cyber Security

September 04, 2014 Added by:Mihoko Matsubara

Joint exercises are key to making joint operations seamless and increasing the capability of cyber defenses. The Japanese and US governments have committed themselves to revise the US–Japan Defense Cooperation Guidelines by the end of this year and to include bilateral cooperation on cyber security in the revision.

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Panetta is Critical of the Security Level on NATO Networks

January 23, 2013 Added by:Plagiarist Paganini

The Atlantic Council website has published excerpts of remarks by Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta on the inability of NATO networks to repel cyber threats. According the officials, the situation appears to be critical in both the private and public sectors, and it is also very concerning for military environments...

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Tallinn Manual on International Law Applied to Cyber Warfare

September 06, 2012 Added by:Stefano Mele

The Tallinn Manual pays particular attention to international law governing the use of force as an instrument of national policy and laws regulating the conduct of armed conflict, also labeled the law of war, the law of armed conflict, or international humanitarian law...

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NATO Offers Cyber Defense Awareness Online Course

July 23, 2012 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

The NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence has developed an online Cyber Defence Awareness course that aims to enhance the general user’s awareness of cyber security risks and measures to mitigate those risks. The course may be accessed through the NATO Joint Advanced Distributed Learning portal...

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On NATO and Cyber Warfare

June 20, 2012 Added by:gaToMaLo r. amores

"Threats are rapidly evolving both in frequency and sophistication. Threats emanating from cyberspace – whether from states, hacktivists or criminal organizations, among many others – pose a considerable challenge to the Alliance and must be dealt with as a matter of urgency"...

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NATO Sponsored CyCon Tackles Cyber Security Issues

June 13, 2012 Added by:Headlines

Attribution is hard because of the nature of attacks, which tend to have several stages and the whole attack is spread over a long period of time. It is of no help either that the Internet is governed by multiple jurisdictions so international cooperation is necessary but often lacking...

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NATO and Cyber Defense

May 24, 2012 Added by:Headlines

In February 2012, a 58 million Euro contract was awarded to establish a NATO Cyber Incident Response Capability (NCIRC), to be fully operational by the end of 2012. A Cyber Threat Awareness Cell is also being set up to enhance intelligence sharing and situational awareness...

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Cybersecurity at the International Level

May 02, 2012 Added by:Headlines

Countries are drafting policies to combat cyber attacks, but what can be done on the multilateral level since the digital world routinely ignores national boundaries? So far, international initiatives are plagued by the lack of frameworks, institutions and procedures...

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U.S. Officials Warn of Global Cyber Arms Race

April 11, 2012 Added by:Headlines

"What we're looking at is a global cyber arms race. It's not proceeding at a leisurely or even a linear fashion but in fact is accelerating. I wouldn't claim that it's following Moore's law, but the curve looks kind of similar," said U.S. Cyber Command's Rear Admiral Samuel Cox...

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Dutch Council on Int'l Affairs' Advice on Digital Warfare

January 22, 2012 Added by:Matthijs R. Koot

In December 2011 the Dutch Advisory Council on International Affairs published an advisory entitled "Digitale Oorlogsvoering" (English: "Digital Warfare") intended for the Dutch government. Below is my translation of the conclusions and recommendations of the advisory...

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Exercise Tested NATO Procedures for Cyber Defense

December 16, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“Effective cyber defense requires us to continually test and improve our crisis management and decision-making procedures. This exercise was a great opportunity to promote the practical implementation of NATO’s new Cyber Defense Policy adopted last June..."

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Debating Cyber Warfare Part III - Still More Questions from .GOV

December 13, 2011 Added by:Don Eijndhoven

As for cyber warfare, there are various internationally accepted legal frameworks and that can provide some help. Consider the Law of Armed Conflict or Universal Human Rights, both of which have received wide adoption and have led to increased cooperation among nation states...

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NATO: Cybercrime Drains One Trillion Dollars from Economy Yearly

December 07, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"One trillion dollars disappears annually from the global economy because of cybercrime. Industrial secrets, copyright, intellectual property, state secrets become increasingly difficult to protect. Economies are running on these complex systems, which can be easily destroyed," Shea said...

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US Drone Probably Experienced Mechanical Failure

December 05, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“U.S. and NATO officials wouldn’t say what kind of American drone had disappeared, but U.S. officials said there was no indication that the aircraft had been shot down by the Iranians. One American official said the drone likely suffered from a mechanical failure..."

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NATO Drafting Cyber Warfare International Law Manual

November 15, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"The manual is meant to address all the legal issues under a framework of both international use-of-force law and international humanitarian law... it examines related problems such as sovereignty, state responsibility and neutrality... [and] especially those regarding retaliation..."

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US and EU Hold First Joint Cyber Atlantic Exercise

November 04, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"The Cyber Atlantic exercise is part of the ongoing EU-U.S. partnership to strengthen mutual capabilities for addressing emerging threats to global networks... stakeholders focus on cyber incident management, enhancing public-private partnerships, and raising awareness about cyber threats..."

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