Serbian Officials Complete NATO Cyber Security Training

Civil servants from the Office of the National Security Council and Classified Information Protection of the government of Serbia were trained to deal with information systems security (INFOSEC) in real life situations. The training took place in Belgrade and Tallinn from 30 October until 10 November 2017 as part of NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme.

INFOSEC policy is very important for any organisation as it can provide an additional tool to deal with cyber threats. The SPS advanced training course offered a combination of theoretical and practical sessions designed to respond to real life situations that could potentially be encountered by the 12 participants, with a focus on the actual INFOSEC implementation within their respective organisations.

 “It was an excellent opportunity for us to enhance the cooperation between NATO and Serbia in the field of information security. We would like to emphasis the high motivation and good spirit of the group that made the event a success,”

said Major General (Ret.) Vello Loemaa of the European Cyber Security Initiative in Estonia, which is the institution that organised the training in coordination with Serbia’s Office of the National Security Council and Classified Information Protection.

“We are looking forward to continue the cooperation for secure cyberspace,”

he added.