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Sunday, 11.12.2016, 15:50
Three main issues are combined in the modern EU cybersecurity agenda: stepping up cooperation among EU states, creating European cybersecurity single market and cybersecurity public private partnership. Commission clarified EU cybersecurity issues concerning all member states for a long-term period.
Keyword tags: Analytics, Cybernetics, EU – Baltic States, Modern EU, Security
The Commission has launched a new public-private partnership on cybersecurity. It is expected to trigger €1.8 bln of investment by 2020. This is part of new initiatives to better equip Europe against cyber-attacks, strengthen the competitiveness of the EU’s cybersecurity sector and create EU’s cybersecurity single market.
According to Estonian Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand, cyber security must become a part of our everyday lives and not become a luxury item, reports LETA/BNS.
The e-GovernanceAcademy presented the National Cyber Security Index (NCSI) at the Tallinn e-Governance Conference on 31 May. The index measures the level of cyber security of countries and defines the fields for the development of cyber security. It also gives an overview of the preparedness of countries to prevent cyber attacks and crime, and to manage them.
Latvian IT company Digital Mind has acquired a part of Estonia's largest IT company Nortal and has started operations in the Estonian market, said Digital Mind marketing head Janis Polis, cites LETA.
Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian ministers digitally signed cyber security cooperation agreement, which is the only known three-way digitally signed official document in the world, informs LETA/BNS.
Neurotechnology, Lithuanian provider of high-precision biometric, robotics and AI technologies, introduced the SentiGaze Software Development Kit (SDK). The SentiGaze algorithm enables designers and developers to create applications that use off-the-shelf webcams to track eye movements and generate heatmaps based on how a user gazes at a monitor, reports BC Invest Lithuania.