Security Plan For Cyber Security

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In relation to defence spending, it’s visible that there was a positive increase in the year succeeding 2007, directly after the attacks. Though this was dramatically decreased for the following two years, which can be explained by the global economic downturn which begun in 2008 (Grigor′ev & Salikhov, 2009). Therefore it is not possible to conclude that Estonia directly increased spending on defence by a significant figure because of the events that took place in 2007, but it can be deduced that spending has had a gradual rise thereafter and is currently based above €500 million euro with sufficient proportions being allocated to relevant cyber defence mediums which have been ongoing since 2007. Table 2.2 illustrates Estonian cyber defence strategies 2007 – 2010. Cyber Security Strategy Date Implemented Action Plan to Fight Cyber Attacks July 2007 Revised Implementation Plan 2007 – 2008 of the Estonian Information Society Strategy 2013 September 2007 Cyber Security Strategy May 2008 Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence 2008 Cyber Security Council May 2009 Emergency Act June 2009 Estonian Informatics Centre 2009 Cyber Defense League 2010 National Security Concept May 2010 Table 2.2 Estonian Cyber Defence Strategies Post 2007 Source: (Jackson, 2013, p.15) 2.3. 2008 Cyber Attacks against Georgia 2.3.1. The Nature of the Attack During August 2008, the Russian Army invaded the post-soviet state of Georgia which coincided with numerous, coordinated CA’s
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