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President Kaljulaid: Everything in cyber security starts from governments who can actually create digital identities

The president of Estonia stressed the role of governments in keeping the world's cybersphere safe in an interview given to Invest Estonia at Latitude59.

“Nobody can be safe in digital space unless they have a passport. We do expect that our road space is protected by people being identified and identifiable, if needed,” president Kaljulaid said in the interview at tech conference Latitude59.

“And the same applies in the cybersphere. How can you ask people to apply proper cyber hygiene, if they do not have a way to identify themselves to each other while they act and transact online? So, everything starts from governments, who are the only entities, who have the legal space control, who can actually create digital identities, which are respected by all parties and they should work internationally.”

In her opening speech of Latitude59, the president also highlighted the importance of innovation, environmentally sustainable solutions and that startups can play a part in it.

According to several global rankings, Estonia is one of the world leaders in cyber security that also stands for a secure cyber space internationally. The security of the cyber space has also been a topic that Estonia and its president have stressed being a member of the United Nations Security Council. As Europe’s leading cyber security country, Estonia also offers various business opportunities in the field.

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