Estonian Defense Minister: Europe Has Not Done Enough on Cyber-Defense
Via Monsters & Critics.
Europe has not yet done enough to protect its internet and communications systems from web-based attacks, the politician whose country fought the world's first-ever cyber war told Deutsche Presse-Agentur dpa on Wednesday.
'A lot has been done, but whether enough has been done or not, I hesitate: most probably not,' Estonian Defence Minister Jaak Aaviksoo said in an exclusive interview with dpa.
Estonia's famously internet-based government fought off a major cyber-attack in April 2007 as pro-Russian hackers targeted the country in retaliation for the government's decision to relocate a Soviet-era war memorial from central Tallinn.
Aaviksoo, who was defence minister at the time, has since emerged as a leading authority on the issue, delivering the keynote speech to an EU cyber-defence seminar in Brussels on Wednesday.