Cablegate: New Zealand Participation in Exercise Cyber
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UNCLAS WELLINGTON 000601
STATE FOR EAP/ANP - DRICCI
HOMELAND SECURITY FOR NCSD PROGRAM - BSPENCER
E.O. 12985: N/A
TAGS: KCIP NZ
SUBJECT: NEW ZEALAND PARTICIPATION IN EXERCISE CYBER
Ref: State 64995
1. Pol-Econ Counselor delivered reftel invitation to
participate in the U.S. National Cyber Exercise CYBER
STORM to New Zealand official Chris Roberts at the Center
for Critical Infrastructure Protection (CCIP) in
Wellington. Invitation was sent on April 11, 2005.
2. The following response was received at the Embassy on
August 2, 2005 from Glen Singleton, Director, Information
Systems Security, CCIP.
Thank you kindly for the invitation to participate in the
United States National Cyber Exercise, Cyber Storm, from
the National Cyber Security Division of the Department of
Homeland Security. Please accept our apologies for the
delayed reply, which was due to an internal management
change. We have contacted Bridgette Spencer, the NCSD
Exercise Program Co-ordinator to accept the invitation.
We look forward to hearing more details as they become
Director, Information Systems Security"