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News Estonia Security: New resolution on pandemic truce presented to UN Security Council

Published on: Tuesday 12 May 2020
New resolution on pandemic truce presented to UN Security Council
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/resolution-pandemic-truce-being-drafted-un-diplomats-204115790.html

Germany and Estonia submitted Tuesday a resolution to the UN Security Council on a ceasefire in various conflicts around the world during the coronavirus pandemic, to replace one drafted by France and Tunisia that the United States has blocked. Encompassing five major points -- compared to the previous

News Estonia Security: Estonian MPs pass ‘Huawei law’ for telecom security reviews

Published on: Tuesday 12 May 2020
Estonian MPs pass ‘Huawei law’ for telecom security reviews
News source: https://www.rt.com/newsline/488444-estonia-huawei-law-security/

Estonia’s parliament approved on Tuesday a new Electronics Communications Act to ensure security reviews for telecom gear needed in the development of future networks.

News Estonia Security: Beneath the Baltic: Exploring Estonian and Finnish submarines

Published on: Thursday 23 April 2020
Beneath the Baltic: Exploring Estonian and Finnish submarines
News source: https://www.cnet.com/news/beneath-the-baltic-exploring-estonian-and-finnish-submarines/

WWII submarines with fascinating histories. Here’s a look inside. When you think of undersea naval power, the United States and China probably come to mind. Likely Britain and France, too. But Estonia ...

News Estonia Security: Estonia: Foreign hackers breached local email provider for targeted attacks

Published on: Wednesday 29 April 2020
Estonia: Foreign hackers breached local email provider for targeted attacks
News source: https://www.zdnet.com/article/estonia-foreign-hackers-breached-local-email-provider-for-targeted-attacks/

State-sponsored hackers have used a zero-day vulnerability to hijack a small number of high-profile email accounts at Estonian email provider Mail.ee. The attacks took place last year and the ...

News Estonia Security: Will Brexit see European division at the U.N. Security Council?

Published on: Sunday 26 January 2020
Will Brexit see European division at the U.N. Security Council?
News source: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2020/01/27/world/brexit-eu-un-security-council/

At the Security Council, France has more at risk than others with ... France could also find itself as the only EU member among the 15 participants in 2022 if Albania succeeds Estonia and Ireland is ...

News Estonia Security: Measly Returns Spark $5 Billion Raid on Estonian Pensions

Published on: Wednesday 29 January 2020
Measly Returns Spark $5 Billion Raid on Estonian Pensions
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/measly-returns-spark-5-billion-050000398.html

(Bloomberg) -- Cracking open a 4.85 billion-euro ($5.3 billion) piggy bank of pension savings may be a vote-winner. But Estonia’s plan to allow early access to retirement cash is facing a tide of criticism for being short-sighted.The government is meeting an election pledge by a junior coalition member

News Estonia Security: Pensions: Estonia plans to unleash a potential €4.85bn on economy

Published on: Tuesday 28 January 2020
Pensions: Estonia plans to unleash a potential €4.85bn on economy
News source: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/personal-finance/pensions-estonia-plans-to-unleash-a-potential-4-85bn-on-economy-1.4155081

But Estonia’s plan to allow early access to retirement cash is facing a tide of criticism ... “We’ll force financial institutions to compete more in offering products and we’ll give people more ...

News Estonia Security: U.N. Security Council fails to condemn Turkey’s military action in Syria

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
U.N. Security Council fails to condemn Turkey’s military action in Syria
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/un-security-council-fails-to-condemn-turkeys-military-action-in-syria/2019/10/10/9bff99d0-eb87-11e9-9306-47cb0324fd44_story.html

The U.N. Security Council failed on Thursday to agree on a statement condemning Turkey ... Five European ambassadors who had called the meeting hoping to present a unified front against Turkey stood ...

News Estonia Security: High-Level U.S. Congressional delegation in security and defense visit

Published on: Wednesday 02 October 2019
High-Level U.S. Congressional delegation in security and defense visit
News source: https://news.err.ee/987957/high-level-u-s-congressional-delegation-in-security-and-defense-visit

A delegation of six United States congressmen and women visited Estonia from Sunday, Sept. 29 to Wednesday, Oct. 2, meeting with foreign minister Urmas Reinsalu (Isamaa), Ämari Airbase, and the Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence (CCDCoE) in Tallinn.

News Estonia Security: New EU Energy Chief To Put Connections And Security At Heart Of Green Deal

Published on: Thursday 03 October 2019
New EU Energy Chief To Put Connections And Security At Heart Of Green Deal
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/davekeating/2019/10/04/new-eu-energy-chief-to-put-connections-and-security-at-heart-of-green-deal/

Von Der Leyen’s choice of an Estonian to take the energy post signalled an increased focus on energy security. Simson said her responsibility as energy commissioner will be to balance the EU’s climate ...

News Estonia Security: 'It Is Absurd.' Data Breaches Show it's Time to Rethink How We Use Social Security Numbers, Experts Say

Published on: Monday 05 August 2019
'It Is Absurd.' Data Breaches Show it's Time to Rethink How We Use Social Security Numbers, Experts Say
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/absurd-data-breaches-show-time-193915533.html

“It is absurd,” he says. “Your Social Security [number] is not supposed to be your ID.” One potential solution comes from Estonia. In 2002, the high-tech northern European country launched eID, a ...

News Estonia Security: Baltic States Increase Efforts to Identify Russian Spies

Published on: Friday 09 August 2019
Baltic States Increase Efforts to Identify Russian Spies
News source: https://www.voanews.com/europe/baltic-states-increase-efforts-identify-russian-spies

The Baltic states are stepping up coordinated efforts to identify people among their populations who have been recruited by Russian intelligence agencies, say officials. Security chiefs in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania fear the Kremlin has increased recruitment not only of "assets" tasked with engaging in the classic spying activity of gathering sensitive information, but also possibly to lay the groundwork for sabotage and subversion and to assist in so-called "Russian influence activities," according to Baltic officials. And all three countries are scrambling to better prepare for hybrid

News Estonia Security: Royal Navy Commandos ‘liberate’ island in Estonia in Nato drills preparing to fight back against feared Russian invasion

Published on: Monday 08 July 2019
Royal Navy Commandos ‘liberate’ island in Estonia in Nato drills preparing to fight back against feared Russian invasion
News source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/9462036/royal-navy-nato-estonia-putin-war-russia/

ROYAL Navy Commandos 'liberated' an island in Estonia during Nato drills which saw them preparing to fight back against a much-feared Russian invasion. Impressive images show the Royal Marines performing an amphibious workout from a helicopter, as well as storming a beach in Estonia's Kolga Bay.

News Estonia Security: Estonia’s president calls on EU to work with Russian civil society

Published on: Tuesday 16 July 2019
Estonia’s president calls on EU to work with Russian civil society
News source: https://www.euractiv.com/section/defence-and-security/news/estonias-president-calls-on-eu-to-work-with-russian-civil-society/

Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid was in Paris for the French military parade on Bastille day (14 July). She participated in a working lunch organised at the Elysée on European defence issues. As a champion in cyber defence and digital services, Estonia is an important ally for France. EURACTIV's partner Ouest-France reports.

News Estonia Security: RAF Typhoons scrambled twice in ONE DAY to intercept Russian fighter jets near Estonia

Published on: Wednesday 26 June 2019
RAF Typhoons scrambled twice in ONE DAY to intercept Russian fighter jets near Estonia
News source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/9382621/raf-typhoons-russian-jets-estonia/

RAF Typhoons were scrambled twice in one day to intercept Russian fighter jets near Estonia. Fighters stationed at Amari Air Base, around 20miles outside Tallinn, were scrambled Tuesday to intercept Putin's AN-12 transport over Estonian airspace.

News Estonia Security: Data security meets diplomacy: Why Estonia is storing its data in Luxembourg

Published on: Tuesday 25 June 2019
Data security meets diplomacy: Why Estonia is storing its data in Luxembourg
News source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/data-security-meets-diplomacy-why-estonia-storing-its-data-luxembourg-n1018171

Decades of political stability and prosperity have made the tiny European nation of Luxembourg a trusted destination for the storage of sensitive data. The country boasts 23 high-tech data centers, ...

News Estonia Security: FN Herstal and Milrem Robotics deploy weaponized UGV at Estonian military exercise

Published on: Tuesday 04 June 2019
News source: https://www.janes.com/article/89048/fn-herstal-and-milrem-robotics-deploy-weaponized-ugv-at-estonian-military-exercise

Milrem Robotics is an Estonian technology company established in 2013. Our primary focus is manufacturing unmanned ground vehicles for defence and security forces and commercial and industrial clients ...

News Estonia Security: LHV: Estonian e-residency, prevention of money laundering working against each other

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
News source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/finances/?doc=149623

In its present form, the Estonian e-residency program is in contradiction with the rules of prevention of money laundering, the head of cyber security at Estonian financial group LHV said at a ...