Estonia on Friday blocked the certificates of 760,000 national ID cards in response to a cryptographic vulnerability that researchers have discovered is even more dangerous than originally reported.
The Estonia government issued an update on a vulnerability potentially affecting digital use of ID cards issued since October 2014.
At the Tallinn Digital Summit, UK Prime Minster Theresa May calls for greater global cooperation to tackle the growing threat of hostile cyber-activity; Norway announces it is joining Nato CCD COE
The second iteration of the Global Cyber-security Index announced at Information Society Forum 2017 praises the country for its response to the 2007 attack on its infrastructure from Russia.
Fearing a Russian cyber-attack, Estonia is reportedly negotiating with the UK and Luxembourg governments to store citizen data in the UK.
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania plan to significantly strengthen their national IT security, amid the ever growing threat from Russia and the Islamic State.
Finland's Defence Minister Carl Haglund has confirmed that Finland aims to become a Contributing Partner to the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) in Tallin, capital of neighbour Estonia, with Finnish experts due to be working there from next year.