Estonia's reputation that of contributor, not consumer
President Kersti Kaljulaid, who visited the Munich Security Conference for the first time this weekend, believes she managed to communicate good ideas for combating false news.
20.02.2017, Evelyn KaldojaPM
Senior officials' e-mail addresses, passwords leaked
The work related e-mail addresses of numerous senior Estonian state officials and their cloud service passwords have been leaked via Dropbox, it appears from the overview of cyber security incidents in September compiled by the cyber security service of the Estonian Information System Authority (RIA).
Kaljurand to return to Foreign Ministry as adviser
Estonia's former Minister of Foreign Affairs and presidential candidate Marina Kaljurand is about to return to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as an adviser on cyber security.
Huvi IT Kolledžisse õppima asumise vastu on drastiliselt kokku kuivanud
Vaatama olukorrale, kus mitmed maailma suurettevõtted on Eestis asutamas oma arenduskeskusi ja häid ning kõrge palgaväljavaatega arendajaid otsitakse tikutulega taga, on tudengite huvi IT Kolledžisse õppima asuda rekordiliselt langenud.
13.07.2016, Aivar PauPM
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
Three countries to join NATO cyber defense center
Finland, Greece and Turkey will at the beginning of the next week officially join the NATO Collective Cyber Defense Center of Excellence (CCD COE) based in Tallinn.
Ilves bumps into old friend
Last Friday, some fifteen minutes before a concert to celebrate jubilee of Arvo Pärt was to start, a lovely lady in black emerged from presidential vehicle to be followed by Toomas Hendrik Ilves in person. Escorted by security and keeping a bit apart, the two walked towards the venue.
«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
Estonia – best target for cyber crook
Taimar Peterkop (38), recently appointed head of Estonia’s Information System Authority (RIA), considers it his mission to raise state e-services to a new level and make communication easier between state and citizens. Regarding cyber security, Mr Peterkop says Estonia is among the best targets – having the stuff to attack.
15.06.2015, Aivar PauPM
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.
Estonia helped implement e-governance solutions in 26 countries in 2014
Estonia's e-Governance Academy has helped implement e-governance solutions in 26 countries this year, it can be seen from an overview of the academy's operations.
The United States and Estonia - NATO Allies and Global Partners
President Obama met with Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves and Estonian Prime Minister Tavi Roivas in Tallinn, Estonia on September 3. The visit reinforced the close ties between the United States and Estonia, which are rooted in our shared values, ideals, and interests.
04.09.2014, The White House, Office of the Press SecretaryPM
Paet: Estonia and the U.S. are strong allies
At his meeting in Washington with the United States Secretary of State John Kerry, Foreign Minister Urmas Paet said that communication between Estonia and the United States has been particularly active over the past few months and today's meeting proves this once again.
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.
Minister of Defence meets Commander Joint Force Command Brunssum
The NATO Joint Force Command Brunssum has a significant role in defending Estonia, said Minister of Defence Urmas Reinsalu in a meeting with General Hans-Lothar Domröse, Commander Joint Force Command Brunssum.
Estonian state agency registers 41 major cyber security incidents in 2012
The Estonian Information System Authority (RIA) registered last year 41 major cyber security incidents but none so big as to trigger a crisis.
Minister of Defence opens high-level cyber conference in Brussels
Defence Minister Urmas Reinsalu said at the Global Cyber Security Conference taking place in Brussels that NATO and the European Union must step up their cooperation in the field of cyber security.