The Multinational Cyber Defence Capability Development (MN CD2) project is a cooperation between nations in order to effectively and efficiently develop and acquire capabilities for national use through cooperation.
By utilizing joint funding for research and development, as well as the option for joint procurement, there is a potential for putting capabilities in place with lower cost and higher quality.
Currently, MN CD2 is open to all NATO Nations. Participation of partner nations is being addressed.
The ninth Multinational Cyber Defence Capability Development (MN CD2) Board meeting was held in the NCI Agency, The Hague, Netherlands, on 25-26 November 2015
Multinational Cyber Defence Capability Development (MN CD2) Work Packages 1 and 4 have delivered a completed capability to Sponsoring Nations Canada, the Netherlands and Romania
During the MN CD2 Board Meeting 08, the Netherlands, Canada and Romania, signed task orders for two new work packages: Cyber Information and Incident Coordination Support (CIICS) and Cyber Security Assessment Team (CSAT) Concept.
Canada, Norway, Romania, and the Netherlands, the four nations who are part of the MN CD2 Project, have agreed to expand the functionalities of CIICS via a new work package.
Nations decide to offer CIICS as a free six-month trial release to NATO Nations
On 18-19 June, the five founding nations of MN CD2: Canada (Lead Nation), Denmark, Norway, Romania, and The Netherlands, as well as Finland as an observer, met for the fifth official MN CD2 Board meeting in Bucharest, Romania.
Work package 1 will deliver a a capability for the efficient exchange of unclassified but potentially sensitive incident information.
Work Package 2 will deliver a capability to improve situational awareness for cyber defence.
Work package 3 on Distributed Multi-sensor Collection and Correlation Infrastructure (DMCCI) will develop the architecture and design of a first production DMCCI
The Work Package provides a vehicle under which enhancements to the Cyber Information and Incident Coordination System (CIICS) can take place
This Work Package will establish and support the Governance, Operations and Maintenance (GOM) of the NATO CIICS Federation
The objectives of this Work Package are to fully explore the feasibility and costs associated with developing a “CSAT Continual Operational Readiness Environment” (CSAT CORE)
A 3 day workshop to review the Distributed Multisource Collection and Correlation Infrastructure (DMCCI) module which focuses on parsing, correlation and storage for big data solutions