NITEC: Innovation is Mission Critical

The need for NATO and industry to innovate in response to shared challenges stemming from a new, complex strategic environment was the common theme of remarks by high-level speakers at NCI Agency’s annual conference, NITEC17. “This is the adaptation we are trying to realize in NATO: not to expand our command structure, but to enhance…

2nd NICP MISP Board Meeting held on 10 February 2017

The 2nd NATO Industry Cyber Partnership MISP Board Meeting was held on 10 February 2017 in Brussels. At the meeting NATO and Industry demonstrated commitment to exchange actionable threat information. The NATO Industry Cyber Partnership (NICP) Malware Information Sharing Platform (MISP) enables NATO and industry to exchange real-time actionable cyber threat information. This initiative enhances early awareness of cyber threats…

NATO and FireEye Announce Cyber Information Sharing Agreement

The NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency and FireEye, Inc. signed on 15 December an Industry Partnership Agreement (IPA) on cyber information sharing, further strengthening NATO and industry collective cyber defence. The agreement with FireEye represents an important part of the effort to bolster the Alliance’s cyber defence posture through the NATO Industry Cyber Partnership…

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). The three-day event attracted more than 700 cyber defenders and legal experts, government officials and military officers, academics and industry representatives, participating from dozens of locations across the Alliance and partner nations. Read the full story on the NATO…

Spain and NATO step up cyber defence cooperation

Spain’s Secretary of State Félix Sanz Roldán and Ambassador Sorin Ducaru, NATO Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cyber defence cooperation. NATO and Spain reaffirmed their commitment to cyber defence cooperation with the signature of the Memorandum of Understanding. The signature ceremony was held at NATO Headquarters,…