On July 11 and 12, 2022, The Military Academy, as a recognized leader in the field of cybersecurity in the region, under the auspices of the US State Department, in cooperation with CRDF GLOBAL and the Cyber Security, Corporate Security and Crisis Management Initiative – C3I Skopje, conducted a two-day CYBER SECURITY DRILL (Tabletop Exercise – TTX) in Podgorica, Montenegro.
The event was attended by over 25 cyber professionals from CERT/CSIRT, key public and private sectors related to cybersecurity, including critical infrastructure providers from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia.
The Dean of the Military Academy, Prof. Dr. Sc. Mitko Bogdanoski opened the event with an introductory address, pointing out the importance of cooperation among cybersecurity experts from various public and private institutions from the region and beyond for updating knowledge and skills, as well as creating a robust framework in dealing with challenges in this domain.
During the second day of the activity, the participants had an opportunity to work on a practical exercise in accordance with a scenario reflecting the target countries’ dynamic in the field of cybersecurity. Moreover, the participants worked in two teams, analyzing the strategic and legal aspects of challenges institutions face in cyberspace, as well as the methods to be used to overcome them on an operative and technical level.