NATO Endorses Cybersecurity Defense Policy

Gov Info Security

Scott Ferguson

The U.S. and its NATO allies endorsed a new cybersecurity defense policy during President Joe Biden's visit this week with member states in Brussels, according to the official summit communique.

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NATO members agreed that the organization's Article 5 provision - which states that an attack on one member nation is an attack on all - could now be applied to cyberthreats. But NATO would make any decisions to invoke Article 5 in response to a cyber incident on a "case-by-case basis," the communique notes.

Article 5 has only been invoked once by NATO - following ...

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