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NATO conducts annual cyber defence exercise
From: InfoSec News <alerts () infosecnews org>
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2013 00:26:53 -0500 (CDT)

http://www.itnews.com.au/News/341328,nato-conducts-annual-cyber-defence-exercise.aspx

By Juha Saarinen
ITnews.co.au
Apr 29, 2013

The Western European and North American mutual defence pact organisation NATO has concluded an annual cyber defence exercise, defending a fictitious network against incoming attacks.

Called Locked Shields 2013, the exercise involved 250 people in eleven locations around Europe, under the auspices of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCD-COE), the Finnish and Estonian Defence Forces and two government IT security organisations in the Baltic country.

This year's exercise took place between Thursday and Friday last week, Australian time. A spokesperson for the CCD-COE told iTnews the exercise involved defending a partially pre-built network against attacks.

"For two days the Red Team launched attacks against the Blue Teams’ networks and they had to defend, report and keep their systems running.

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