National Command and Staff Exercise Cyber Tesla 2024

Monday, 24.6.2024 | Training
The Telecommunications and IT Directorate (J-6) of the Serbian Armed Forces General Staff conducted the national command and staff exercise Cyber Tesla 2024 at the IT and Signals Training Center in Gornji Milanovac.

The topic of the exercise was defence of the telecommunications and IT system against cyber threats, the general goal being to improve the capacity of the defence system and national centre for risk prevention in information and communication systems to defend against high-tech attacks and strengthen cooperation with relevant entities from the state and private sectors.

Except for members of the Serbian Armed Forces, representatives of the private and public sector and the academic community who perform the tasks in the field of information security participated in the five-day exercise.

Following the scenario of the exercise, in a closed computer network, they practiced offensive and defensive actions in cyberspace as part of the security incident response teams, comparing different practices and procedures and testing the effectiveness of cooperation.

The final activities of the exercise were attended by Acting Secretary of the Ministry of Defense Nebojša Nikolić and Head of the Telecommunications and IT Directorate (J-6) of the General Staff Brigadier General Mile Vitezović.

By carrying out this and similar training activities, organized by the Serbian Armed Forces on an annual basis, the capacities for responding to incidents in cyberspace are improved, the coordination of authorities and institutions whose competence is information security is improved and experience from this area are exchanged.

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