C4iSR & Missions Systems

‘Cyber Coalition 2017’ exercise to draw lessons learnt in early 2018

05 December 2017

NATO concluded its 10th annual ‘Cyber Coalition 2017’ (‘CC2017’) exercise on 1 December in Estonia, with some 900 participants from allied and partner countries, industry, research institutes, and the EU.

A key goal of its mix of vignettes was to test the allies’ speed of reactivity to multi-pronged cyber threats and their ability to quickly share information to cobble together common responses.

“The technical awareness and detection of cyber threats is increasingly there, but the challenge is to interpret what they mean and how to respond,” a US military cyber operations technician told Jane’s in Tartu during the three-day exercise.

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