The Telö 13 exercise

Telö 13 is an exercise for actors in the electronic communications sector. It is intended as a learning exercise regarding cooperation within the sector and with other sectors and government agencies during an extraordinary event. As the central government agency responsible for this sector, PTS is responsible for coordinating and supporting the actors who conduct electronic communications operations of societal importance.

About Telö 13

Telö 13 will take place three times during 2013 with varying target groups:

Electronic communication is becoming increasingly important for all kinds of operations in society and the strong dependence means that there are increased expectations for these communications always working. At the same time, there are vulnerabilities and threats that may have significant consequences.

Telö 13 aims to improve the sector's ability to handle such threats and to minimise such threats and vulnerabilities, and by extension their consequences.

Telö 13 is a part of the national exercise strategy for the electronic communications sector. The exercise will be assessed from a number of perspectives. The purpose of the exercise is to highlight experiences that may be used as vital entry points to the follow-up work that will develop the sector's collective crisis management capabilities.

Objective and purpose of Telö 13

Telö 13 is intended as a learning exercise regarding cooperation within the sector and with other sectors and government agencies during an extraordinary event.

The objective is to ensure the sector's ability and readiness to meet society's needs in the form of accessible, reliable, robust electronic communications in the event of crises and extraordinary events.

Special focus will be placed on:

  • Cooperation with other sectors, such as the power sector and local authorities during an extraordinary event
  • Role play between PTS and NTSG
  • Cooperation regarding a shared situational awareness
  • Prioritisation of measures and resources

Participating actors

PTS and the major actors within the sector will participate in Telö 13. Representatives from the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, the Swedish National Grid and other actors in the power sector, the Swedish Armed Forces, SOS Alarm etc. will also be invited to act as counterparties in the exercise, or as discussion partners.

Scenario

The "Perfect storm" scenario will be used for all exercise dates.

Additional information:

Christina Hedlund: christina.hedlund@pts.se, +46 (0)8–678 56 67