On 22 March 2017, the importance of joint efforts at the global level to reduce the risks of conflict stemming from the use of information and communication technologies was debated at the joint session of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Forum for Security Co-operation (FSC), currently under Romania’s Chairmanship, and the Permanent…Details
The interconnected and open character of cyberspace has offered unprecedented opportunities for our economies and has transformed the fabric of our societies. By the same token, cyber threats are growing both in numbers and in sophistication. As the majority of networks are owned and operated by the private sector, its technological innovations and expertise are crucial for cyber defence. Cooperation, in particular information sharing on threats, can reinforce the resilience of networks and help to prevent, respond to, and recover from, cyber attacks. Against this background, we will work with industry as part of an open, transparent and mutually beneficial partnership – the NATO Industry Cyber Partnership (NICP). Such a partnership supports NATO’s principal role in cyber defence: the protection of its own networks.