Simulation of a large scale cyber-attack exercised in Europe

The European Union through its Network and Information Security Agency ENISA together with the majority of member states simulated a large scale cyber-attack exercise on the 4th of October. Governments, businesses and ISPs (internet service providers) were faced with 1,200 separate incidents during a simulated DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack. The objectives were to improve coordination and cooperation between all stakeholders during large scale cyber crisis.

Read more here – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19828855 and here – http://www.enisa.europa.eu/media/press-releases/europe-joins-forces-in-cyber-europe-2012

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