Podcast with Gert Auväärt: “There’re no time zones in cyberspace”

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Our latest podcast episode, as well as the month of October, is dedicated to cybersecurity and raising awareness of cybersecurity. And who would be a better expert to tackle this vast and complex topic than Gert Auväärt, the head of the Cyber Security Centre at the Information System Authority. With extensive international experience in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he also served as the Deputy Head of the Estonian Permanent Mission to the UN in 2018, successfully advancing Estonia’s candidacy to the UN Security Council. In this engaging discussion, we delve into the significance of cybersecurity for individuals, countries, and enterprises

🎧︎ Listen to the episode on Apple Podcast, and Spotify and find out:

  • A glimpse into a “normal” day in cyberspace;
  • The concept of the cyber morning news – what’s happening in cyberspace after the sports comments;
  • Why cybercrime is on the rise and becoming more lucrative for criminals;
  • The valuable lessons Estonia learned in 2007 which turned adversity into opportunity;
  • Insights into the top countries excelling in cybersecurity;
  • Expert advice from Auväärt for small and medium-sized enterprises;
  • The collaboration between the National Cybersecurity Center (CERT) and law enforcement;
  • Identification of the most significant risks faced by industrial companies.

🎧︎ Listen to the episode on Apple Podcast, and Spotify 



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