The Greek Armed Forces General Staff announced the start on Tuesday of NATO's "Cyber Defence Exercise 2010 (NCDEX 10). The aim of the exercise is to test the processes for taking strategic decisions and train personnel in technical and operational cyberdefence issues.

Also being tested are the ability of various member-state agencies and NATO's central cyberdefence command to cooperate with each other.

Taking part in the exercise, which will be completed on November 19, are several broader public sector agencies and the academic community.