NATO Hires from Belgian Company Cybersecurity System
Brussels, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) confirmed today it hired Belgian telecoms operator Proximus an agreement to fight cyber threats.
The official report adds that deal is expressed through the exchange of information between the parties.
That pact is the tenth of a series of agreements of industrial association signed by the Agency of Communication and Information (NCI) of NATO with big companies to collaborate in the detection, prevention and quick response to cyberthreats.
The deal with Proximus will allow the enterprise and the Alliance to share information on those threats in order to reinforce bilateral knowledge of the situation and to improve the protection of its respective networks.
Such a deal will facilitate the fast exchange of technical non confidential information related with the subject and vulnerability in the networks, data which will later be used in the processes of detection and prevention of the NCI.
The director general of the NCI, Koen Gijsbers, said the common NATO defebses and the industry are stronger thanks to those agreements.
Gijsbers indicated that thanks to their programs of exchange of information with its industrial partners share hundreds of commited indicators and underlined that the speed of exchanges rises.
On its part, the executive director of Proximus, Dominique Leroy, considered the association between enterprise and NATO helps both organizations to better protect their critical instrastructures and their clients.
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