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In case of cyber attack: NATO members ready to pledge mutual defense

In case of cyber attack: NATO members ready to pledge mutual defense | Gentlemachines | Scoop.it
More cooperation on cyber defense among members of North Atlantic alliance.
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«The United States and the other 27 members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization plan to aid the defense of any other NATO country in the event of a major cyber attack, according to an agreement that will be ratified this week at a major alliance meeting.

On Thursday, NATO members will meet with 40 partner countries at a major summit in Wales, United Kingdom, to discuss the future security of the region. While the conflict in eastern Ukraine will dominate the meeting, the alliance will also agree to work together to defend its communications network and aid each other against major cyber attacks.

The policy, endorsed by NATO ministers in June, will task NATO countries with sharing information on cyber threats, lending expertise to harden member nations' communications and information systems (CIS), and working with industry partners to improve NATO's ability to respond to cyber attacks«

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Cyber-Allies: Strengths and weaknesses of NATO’s cyberdefense posture | Cyber Warzone

"NATO has more of a history with cybersecurity than is widely known. With its new strategy and continued investments, the Alliance seems to want to expand its cybersecurity capabilities and responsibilities dramatically."

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U.S.-Israeli cyberattack on Iran was ‘act of force,’ NATO study says

U.S.-Israeli cyberattack on Iran was ‘act of force,’ NATO study says | Gentlemachines | Scoop.it
The 2009 cyberattack by the U.S. and Israel that crippled Iran’s nuclear program by sabotaging industrial equipment constituted “an act of force” and was likely illegal under international law, according to a manual commissioned by NATO’s...
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