NATO to Maintain Main Cyber Protection Drill in Estonia

About four hundred pc specialists will take part in a main cybersecurity drill in Estonia this week as a part of NATO’s efforts to improve its functionality to counter probably debilitating hacker assaults.

Groups from sixteen nations will take part within the Locked Shields 2015 train at NATO’s cyber protection middle in Tallinn. The annual drill is likely one of the largest of its variety.

Organizers on Tuesday stated a key theme this yr is the potential menace brought on by the migration from the Home windows eight working system to the upcoming Home windows 10 system.

At a NATO summit final September, President Barack Obama and different leaders ordered a ramp-up within the alliance’s cyber-protection capabilities and warned that a cyberattack towards a NATO member state might set off the identical collective protection response as army aggression.

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First revealed April 21 2015, eight:fifty six AM