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NATO urges closer industry ties in cyber warfare fight

23rd May 2019 - 16:47 GMT | by Kate Martyr in London


NATO is urging for closer engagement between militaries and industry in a bid to combat the increasing number and sophistication of cyber attacks from both national and non-state actors.

Jens Stoltenberg, NATO secretary General, speaking at the Cyber Defence Pledge Conference in London on 23 May said it was ever more important to ‘harness potential benefits of new technology’ against cyber-attacks which are becoming ‘more frequent, more complex and more destructive’.

He added that AI and machine learning were fundamentally changing the nature of warfare as ‘much as the industrial revolution did’.

His comments follow a day after UK Defence

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Kate Martyr


Kate Martyr

Kate Martyr was the Land Domain reporter for Shephard Media during 2019.

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