Posts tagged as National Cyber Security Centre

Are Belarusian Cyber-partisans from Lithuania?

By Kasparas Jankauskas on Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Belarusian Cyber-partisans again have made problem for the Lukashenko’s regime. They recently have attacked the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Belarus, United Payment and Information space (electronic system created for instant payment for goods or services) and published data of 1,000 law-enforcers online. But who are the Cyber-partisans? Obviously, they are not in Belarus now and work from the territory of another country. Some analytics suppose that these cyber-partisans attack…

Lithuania is taking part in international cyber defence Exercise Locked Shields

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Lithuania is taking part in one of the largest international live-fire cyber defence exercise Locked Shields 2018 on April 8–12 with a joint team of specialists from the National Cyber Security Centre and the Lithuanian Armed Forces. Just like in the past, the Lithuanian team will include partners from the U.S. and Georgia. “We are taking part in the exercise this year with the Lithuanian Armed Forces, our team is…

NATO‘s live-fire cyber exercise Locked Shields to be launched

Monday, April 8, 2019

NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) organises Locked Shields 2019, one of the largest and most advanced international live-fire cyber exercise in the world. The annual exercise is a unique opportunity for national cyber experts to practise protection of national IT systems and critical infrastructure under the intense pressure of a severe cyberattack. In 2019 Locked Shields exercise taking place on 8-12 April will highlight the increased need…

At least 11 Lithuanian MPs hit by massive spam attack

Monday, November 5, 2018

At least 11 Lithuanian lawmakers received 50,0000 spam emails in a massive spam attack on Thursday, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said on Friday. “This incident involving spam emails has already been resolved,” Rytis Rainys, head of NCSC, told BNS. “(Spam) filters have been fixed, and the Seimas members won’t receive such emails anymore,” he said. According to the center, the spam that reached the systems of the Seimas…

Cybersecurity and defence exercise underway in Lithuania

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

This week, October 8-12, cybersecurity and defence exercises Cyber Shield 2018 and Amber Mist 2018 running in Lithuania are providing a joint training opportunity for representative of the public and private sectors, Lithuanian Armed Forces, and NATO allies. “The situation in cyberspace has begun to change apace in the recent years. Cyber-attacks have become a new, modern and dangerous weapon, capable of paralysing operation not only of separate agencies, manufacturers,…

EU member states to develop European cyber response force proposed by Lithuania

Monday, June 25, 2018

If a major cyber incident strikes as soon as in the coming years, it would be responded to by an international cyber response force. A Declaration of Intent signed on development of the Lithuanian-initiated EU Cyber Rapid Response Force teams at a session of the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg today has laid a foundation for that. “EU countries have not had the opportunity to address cyber incidents together so…

American Vocation For Lithuanian Cyber Experts

Monday, May 7, 2018

On May 1 through 11 Vice Minister of National Defence Edvinas Kerza is conducting a visit in the US where his meetings with representatives of the US Department of Defence and State Department, Congress and the Pennsylvania National Guard are planned. At the meetings Lithuania’s achievements in cyber security are presented and cooperation opportunities are discussed. “We are opening one more page for cooperation as we include cyber security aspect…