Lithuania’s Viceminister of National Defence Edvinas Kerza, 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 Lithuania reaffirmed their commitment to cyber defence cooperation with the signature of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU was signed on 6 July 2017 by NATO Ambassador Sorin Ducaru, Assistant Secretary General in his capacity as Chairman of the Cyber Defence Management Board (CDMB), and Viceminister Edvinas Kerza, of the Lithuanian Ministry of National Defence.
Speaking at the event, Ambassador Ducaru reiterated, “The reality of today is that cyber threats are increasing in both numbers and sophistication, and have the potential to be both disruptive and destructive. By acting together, we are better informed, better protected, and more resilient.”
This MOU aims to further improve cyber defence interoperability, facilitate information sharing and assistance, and improve cyber incident prevention, resilience and response capabilities.