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Member States to carry out cyber attack simulations

Indicator Status Evidence
Have cyber attack simulations been carried out? Yes Austrian “Planspiel” May 2012 Participation in international exercises: - Cyberstorm 2010 observer - CyberEurope 2010 player - Cybex 2011 planer&player - Cyber Atlantic 2011 planer&player - LÜKEX 2011 observer - Cyber Europe 2012 planer&player
Are you planning to carry out cyber attack simulations in the future? Yes Next exercise is the CyberEurope 2012 in early October 2012. One of the goals of this exercise will be a crisis coordination between public and private entities in an international context. Austria will add a comprehensive Austrian national exercise storyline to be handled in parallel to the international exercise. That exercise will be called CE.AT 2012.

Other initiatives:

On 15th June 2012 Austria has finalized the first step of a comprehensive Austrian Cybersecurity Strategy. The electronic version is available at We now start the process of synchronizing the results with other Cyber-Initiatives in Austria as we aim at achieving a broad consensus to the strategy across all sectors. We will have finished the comprehensive National Cybersecurity Strategy at the end2012. The Austrian cyber-incident contingency plans will be worked out within the context of the Cybersecurity strategy

External contribution

External contributions are more than welcome. If you would like to share with us a country, regional or local-level initiative relevant for this DAE action, you can do it via the online form.