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Wargame highlights complexity of cyber defence

06 July 2017

A recent cyber exercise featuring senior EU defence officials underlined the sheer complexity of responding to a major cyber attack, one of the event's organisers has told Jane's , with a need for further high-level discussions across the continent on how to address such a scenario.

The EU28 Cyber Wargame was organised by the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) and Microsoft, and held at the latter's centre in Brussels, Belgium, in late June. The event had around 30 participants from the EU's member states, including senior officials from ministries of defence and foreign affairs who work in the cyber domain, as well as representatives from NATO and the European External Action Service.

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