Live broadcast: international cyber conflict conference CyCon 2016
8th International Conference on Cyber Conflict is held on 1-3 June 2016 in Tallinn, Estonia.
Estonian minister in Washington, «confirmed» by current news
The meeting is shrouded by the Chatham House rule i.e. we may say what was said but not who said what. Therefore, a tricky task to cover defence minister Hannes Hanso's first ever official as well as unofficial trip to the USA.
01.04.2016, Evelyn KaldojaPM
President Ilves gets betrothed
As confirmed by Office of the President, President of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves was betrothed to Ieva Kupce.
07.12.2015, Tiina KaukverePM
The cyberspace arms race
Partly because of a year filled with cyber attacks by ISIS, military cyber units keep popping up in nations of Europe. Estonia not a target thus far, experts see no need to amend local law.
30.11.2015, Oliver KundPM
«NATO finished when not helping a member state»
Amazingly, after a career of 18 years at defence ministry and mainly dealing with NATO, Sven Sakkov is still proud of a newspaper article written in 2004 headlined «Headed towards Nordics» and rejoices that we are closer to the non-NATO Nordic neighbors than ever before.
28.08.2015, Evelyn KaldojaPM
Two days of NATO cyber shootout
Wednesday, last week. In a dimly lit lounge-sized room on 4th floor of Information System Authority (RIA), the air is thick with tension. In the brightness exuding from computer screens, 15 silhouettes are highlighted around the table. I’m not supposed to see them. This is Estonia’s cyber unit. And they are in war.
29.04.2015, Oliver KundPM
Teams from 16 countries to take part in NATO cyber defense drills
The Tallinn-based NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence will host the annual Locked Shields exercise in cyber defense this week where teams from 16 countries will measure their skills in solving technical cyber incidents.
Ilves: in the digital world it is not the size of a country that matters
The President, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, yesterday attended the George Washington University Statesmen Forum as a keynote speaker; on this occasion, the forum focused on cybersecurity, policy and diplomacy.
Ilves discusses future of digital society with IT entrepreneurs in California
President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, who is currently on a working visit to the Unites States, has met with the directors of Microsoft and a number of other global IT companies in Silicon Valley to discuss the future of e-governance and e-services.
Ilves: we have kept pressing the snooze button to postpone awakening
The President, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, who gave a presentation at the influential Brussels Forum, reproached the European Union for its slow and cautious joint counter steps following Russia's aggression in Ukraine.
Terras: Cyber defense must be part of every military operation
The commander of the Estonian defense forces, Maj. Gen. Riho Terras, discussing NATO developments after the end of the Afghanistan operation and further cooperation at a weekend meeting of the NATO Military Committee in Budapest, said that cyber defense must be a part of all military operations.
Estonia, France to step up cyber defense cooperation
Deputy secretary general of the Estonian Defense Ministry Taimar Peterkop and the head of the French General Staff's Cyber Defense Unit, Rear Adm. Arnaud Coustilliere, have agreed to intensify cyber defense cooperation.
Ilves: management of Estonian cyber defence requires a certain responsible person
The National Defence Council, which gathered today in Kadriorg at the invitation of the President of the Republic, discussed cyber defence in Estonia with the aim of reaching a common understanding of who will do what and how at the critical moment.
President Ilves: efficient data protection requires greater co-operation between the private sector and governments
The President, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, took part in an influential foreign and security policy conference, Brussels Forum 2013, at which he spoke about information security issues and discussed freedom, transparency and the security of the Internet.