By John Oates
4th November 2010
Security experts are launching fake cyber-attacks against various
European institutions today to check the response of European cyber
The simulated attack aims to cut or interfere with internet connections
between European countries, forcing member states to cooperate in order
to stop a complete network collapse.
The test is being run by the European Network Security Agency (ENISA)
and the Joint Research Centre (JRC).
"Steelie" Neelie Kroes, vice president of the European Commission for
the Digital Agenda, said: "This exercise to test Europe's preparedness
against cyber threats is an important first step towards working
together to combat potential online threats to essential infrastructure
and ensuring citizens and businesses feel safe and secure online."
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