Nato cyber defence
The Multi-intelligence All-source Joint ISR Interoperability Coalition (MAJIIC 2) succeeds the original MAJIIC, which resulted in the Alliance being able to rapidly share full motion video in Afghanistan.
The project was launched in Rome in February 2011 and formally briefed to the NATO armaments and C3 community on 21 February.
The level of effort will amount to over 100 million Euro and involve Industry from the nine participating Nations: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States.
NATO is preparing to acquire 5 unmanned air vehicles or UAVs. With the support of resources on the ground they will allow the Alliance to develop its own ground defense capability. Included are sound bites from Lars Nesse, NAGSMA technical requirements manager and Scott Hulett, NAGSMA technical manager. Natochannel Video by Laetitia Chadenat (DVIDS)
For the past 10 years, US Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) has been hosting the Schriever Wargame (SW) series, which focuses on the employment of space and cyber in a future conflict.
Over the decade, the games have become more sophisticated, involving our partners in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom, and increasingly delving into the space-cyber continuum as it relates to and impacts space.
On April 7 Fox News Chicago reported on Occupy Chicago's march through the city's downtown, the Loop, recording that hundreds of protesters chanted “End the war, tax the rich” during part of the group's Chicago Spring actions throughout the city "as the movement prepares for NATO."
NATO is developing new measures to enhance the protection of its communication and information systems against attempts at disruption through attacks or illegal access. These efforts form practical aspects of a common policy on cyber defence.