“Cyber-attacks can be as dangerous as conventional attacks. They can shut down important infrastructure. They can have a great negative impact on our operations… We are prepared for attacks that might happen in the future. Cyber-attack is something which is happening every day. And we are responding every day to different kinds of cyber-attacks.” – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
As part of BI’s strategic approach and increasing our presences to the international market, our President and CEO Prathiba Ramadoss has decided to penetrate and expand our services to NATO and EU markets. As a first step, BI had a booth at NATO’s NCI agencies NIAS 2017 Cybersecurity conference held in NATO’s headquarters at Brussels, Belgium. It was a three-day conference for NATO Industry Cyber Partnership (NICP), a partnership that supports NATO’s principal role in cyber defense. In this three-day event, BI’s representatives had meet NATO and national leaders as well security specialists from across the Alliance, industry and academia to discuss ways of ensuring the protection and resilience of our defenses in the face of unprecedented levels of cyber-attacks.
NATO is an active and leading contributor to peace and security on the international stage. It promotes democratic values and is committed to the peaceful resolution of disputes. However, if diplomatic efforts fail, it has the military capacity needed to undertake crisis management operations, alone or in cooperation with other countries and international organizations.
• Approximately 18,000 military personnel are engaged in NATO missions around the world, managing often complex ground, air and naval operations in all types of environment.
• Currently, NATO is operating in Afghanistan, Kosovo and the Mediterranean.