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Member States to carry out cyber attack simulations

Indicator Status Evidence
Have cyber attack simulations been carried out? Yes CERT.PT participated in the following international exercises: a)CyberEurope 2010 acting as de facto national CERT b)NATO Cyber Coalition 2010 as observer c)NATO Cyber Coalition 2011 as Civilian national CERT
Are you planning to carry out cyber attack simulations in the future? Yes CERT.PT will participate in Cyber Europe 2012 and Cyber Coalition 2012.

Best Practice Case

Cyber attack simulations and exercises are excellent means to test capabilities in general, but also procedures and responsibilities among participants from different sectors and sensibilities like regulatory authorities, academia, law enforcement and intelligence community. It also helps to build trust among these actors.

Other initiatives:

We are participating in the work on Contingency Plans promoted by ENISA, with the view of preparing a proposal of a National Contingency Plan in what concerns electronic communications.

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.