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Estonia suspends national 760,000 ID cards found prone to encryption vulnerability

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.

Estonia releases update on Digital ID card vulnerability

The Estonia government issued an update on a vulnerability potentially affecting digital use of ID cards issued since October 2014.

PM May calls for European cyber-cooperation; Norway joins Nato CCD COE

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

Estonian cyber-security ranks best in Europe, fifth in the world

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.

Estonia in talks to back up data in UK

Fearing a Russian cyber-attack, Estonia is reportedly negotiating with the UK and Luxembourg governments to store citizen data in the UK.

Baltics states to strengthen national IT security

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania plan to significantly strengthen their national IT security, amid the ever growing threat from Russia and the Islamic State.

Belgium to join NATO CCDCE

Finland to join Cyber Defence Centre

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.