|World-class skills in system design, cryptography, electronic ID and Blockchain.|
|Experience from successfully defending against 2007 cyberattacks.|
|Global collaboration hub for academia, industry, government and military.|
|Thought leader via Tallinn Manuals, Locked Shields, Crossed Swords and CyCon.|
|Unique environment for cyber security R&D, testing and management.|
Following its successful defence of the 2007 cyber attacks, Estonia developed a national cyber security strategy and has emerged as a leader in the field, ranking first in Europe due to its multi-stakeholder approach to strategic, technical, operational and legal aspects..
World-class education in math and science create a strong foundation which is augmented by excellent IT skills and practical experience in areas including system design, encryption, intrusion detection and Blockchain.
World leading cyber security companies such as CGI, Symantec and Malwarebytes use Estonia as a base to research, develop and manage consumer, enterprise and government solutions. Guardtime, the world’s largest Blockchain company, trust Estonia to provide their cryptographers, developers and security architects.
Estonia is also expert at protecting complex high-tech systems, being home to the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (NATO CCD COE) and European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems (EU LISA).
In the rapidly evolving world of cyber security Estonia is at the forefront of thought leadership and global collaboration through its hosting of the CyCon event and the Locked Shields and Crossed Swords exercises. Estonia ranks number 2 globally for laws relating to ICT and The Tallinn Manuals are the most comprehensive analysis of how international law applies to cyberspace.
As cybercrime becomes a significant factor in client relationships, business valuation and even national security, Estonia’s unique blend of expertise and environment provide the ideal platform for the research, development and management of cyber security solutions.
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