At the MN CD2 Project Board Meeting 11-12 March the five founding Nations agreed to offer other NATO Nations the opportunity to use the jointly developed Cyber Information and Incident Coordination System during the Cyber Coalition 2014 Exercise and to release the feasibility study on architectures and solutions to counter the advanced persistent threat to Partner Nations as well as NATO Nations.
One year after the establishment of the Smart Defence Multinational Cyber Defence Capability Development Project (MN CD2), the participating nations: Lead Nation Canada, Denmark, Norway, Romania and The Netherlands met at the fourth Board meeting at the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency) in The Hague.
Following the completion of stage 1 of the work package related to sharing of technical information on cyber defence, the MN CD2 Board agreed to offer the opportunity to use the Cyber Information and Incident Coordination System (CIICS) at the “Cyber Coalition 2014” exercise to the other NATO Nations.
CIICS is a capability for the handling of incidents across organizational boundaries and for the efficient exchange of cyber security information between Computer Security and Incident Response Teams at the unclassified level.
Furthermore, the MN CD2 Board members agreed to release the feasibility study resulting from work package on Distributed Multi-sensor Collection and Correlation Infrastructure (DMCCI) to all NATO Nations and the 7 Non-NATO Nations.
The next MN CD2 Board will take place on 18 - 19 June 2014 and will be hosted by Romania.NATO Nations interested in joining the MN CD2 Smart Defence project are invited to contact Mrs A. Szydelko, Principal Customer Relations Manager, Multinational Projects at NCI Agency Demand Management Directorate, tel. +32 2 707 8241, email@example.com for further details.