NCI Academy delivers programme to elevate UN peacekeeping training capabilities

From 4 to 15 March, the United Nations C4ISR* Academy for Peace Operations (UNCAP) in Entebbe, Uganda, hosted a critical training programme to effectively train UN personnel. Led by a team of nine NATO Communications and Information Academy (NCI Academy) Read More …

DIANA, NATO’s innovation accelerator, doubles the size of its transatlantic network

On Thursday (14 March 2024), NATO’s Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic (DIANA) announced a major expansion of its transatlantic network of accelerator sites and test centres. DIANA’s network will now comprise 23 accelerator sites (up from 11) and Read More …

A first analysis of the i-Soon data leak

Data from a Chinese cybersecurity vendor that works for the Chinese government has exposed a range of hacking tools and services. Although the source is not entirely clear, it seems that a disgruntled staff member of the group leaked the Read More …

NCI Agency partners with industry to strengthen NATO’s cyber security posture

On 13 December 2023, the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency) signed a contract with IBM to help strengthen the Alliance’s cybersecurity posture with improved security visibility and asset management across all NATO enterprise networks. Following NATO’s new dynamic Read More …

NATO: The NCI Agency’s new data science and AI tool receives security accreditation

Scientists, artificial intelligence (AI) and cyber security experts from the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency) celebrated a new milestone at the NCI Agency’s campus in The Hague, Netherlands, after the security accreditation of a high performance computing environment Read More …

NATO deepens cyber coalition with Asian partners

NATO countries wrapped up one their signature cybersecurity exercises in Estonia this week, welcoming South Korea and Japan to the proceedings as alliance officials seek like-minded governments to harden their collective virtual defenses. The Cyber Coalition 2023 event in the Read More …

NATO Exercises to Enhance its Cyber Resilience

Cyber Coalition, one of the world’s largest cyber defence exercise, aims to enhance NATO, Allies and partners’ ability to defend their networks and operate together in cyberspace. The Exercise provides a unique platform for collaboration, experience-sharing, best practices and experimentation. Read More …

In-depth analysis of July 2023 exploit chain featuring CVE-2023-36884 and CVE-2023-36584

During their analysis of a July 2023 campaign targeting groups supporting Ukraine’s admission into NATO, Unit 42 researchers discovered a new vulnerability for bypassing Microsoft’s Mark-of-the-Web (MotW) security feature. This activity has been attributed by the community to the pro-Russian Read More …

Secretary General: Through NATO, we can build a secure cyberspace for all

The Secretary General emphasized that cyber is driving strategic competition and that authoritarian regimes, including China and Russia, are: “challenging our interests, our values and our security.” He said they are: “determined to shape the future of cyberspace in [their] Read More …