Tag Archives: Estonia

Estonia Unveils New Defense Procurement Organization

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Estonia has launched a new defense organization that will work to consolidate procurements of the country’s defense ministry and subordinate establishments. The defense ministry said Monday the Estonian Centre for Defence Investments will also oversee defense construction activity and property management. Estonian Defense Minister Margus Tsahkna said ECDI will free defense forces from non-military …

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US, Nordic & Baltic Nations Conduct Multilateral Security Forum

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The U.S. and Nordic and Baltic nations have conducted multilateral security meetings in Finland over two days to address regional security threats and beef up the U.S.-Nordic-Baltic cooperation, DoD News reported Friday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work arrived in the Finnish capital of Helsinki Thursday to meet with …

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Terry Halvorsen: Government-Industry Partnerships Could Help Address Cyber Challenges

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Terry Halvorsen, chief information officer at the Defense Department, has said the government should forge partnerships with industry in order to address cybersecurity challenges, Signal magazine reported Wednesday. Sandra Jontz writes Halvorsen gave the remarks Wednesday during his keynote speech at the NITEC 2016 conference hosted by the Armed Forces Communications and …

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NATO Holds 5-Day Cyber Defense Exercise; Sorin Ducaru Comments

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Close to 600 cybersecurity experts from across NATO member and partner countries have participated in a week-long event that sought to test the professionals’ abilities to defend computer networks against complex threats. Austria, Ireland, Finland, Sweden, Georgia, Japan and Jordan were among the countries that joined this year’s Cyber Coalition exercise held at a NATO facility in …

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