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Lithuania's first national cyber security exercise, named Cyber Shield 2016, is getting underway on Tuesday, the Defence Ministry said.
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Over 100 representatives from more than 40 Lithuanian state, cyber incident management and investigation, scientific, energy, communications operators and other agencies will practice responding to cyber incidents during the three-day exercise.

"The goal of this exercise is to develop a closer cooperation in cyber security among Lithuanian institutions and to train representatives of those institutions so that they could have experience necessary for countering a real-life cyber threat," Defence Minister Juozas Olekas said in a press release.