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Estonian Defence League’s Cyber Unit

The Estonian Defence League’s Cyber Unit (EDL CU) is a voluntary organisation aimed at protecting Estonian cyberspace.

The Cyber Unit’s mission is to protect Estonia’s high-tech way of life, including protection of information infrastructure and supporting broader objectives of national defence

The Cyber Unit includes specialists in key cyber security positions in national critical infrastructure, patriotic individuals with IT skills, including youth who are ready to contribute to cyber security, and specialists in other fields that concern cyber security (lawyers, economists etc).

EDL CU objectives:
  • development of cooperation among qualified volunteer IT specialists
  • raising the level of cyber security for critical information infrastructure through the dissemination of knowledge and training
  • creation of a network which facilitates public private partnership and enhances preparedness in operating during a crisis situation
  • education and training in information security
  • participation in international cyber security training events