An online workshop, with the participation of Estonian experts, on Critical Information Infrastructure Protection was held1 July 2021
With the coordination of the National Security Council’s Office and the support of Estonian e-Governance Academy (eGA), online workshop on Critical Information Infrastructure Protection was held.
The meeting was led by the Acting Head of the Office of the National Security Council, Sergo Turmanidze, the represenatives of eGA – the Programme Director of Cyber Security, Epp Maaten and the Senior Cyber Security Expert, Merle Maigre.
The purpose of the meeting was sharing international best practices with the aim of ensuring cybersecurity of Georgian critical information infrastructure in compliance with the EU NIS Directive standards.
The Estonian side elaborated on the mapping of national critical infrastructure for cybersecurity purposes, relevant methodologies and criteria as well as practices of various countries.
The representatives of the National Security Council's Office addressed on the ongoing reform in the field of cybersecurity and specific cooperation initiatives.
The meeting was attended by the representatives of Digital governance Agency, Cybersecurity Bureau, State Security Service, Ministry of Internal Affairs, State Inspector’s Service, Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development, Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission, Georgian State Electrosystem, National Bank of Georgia and the Georgian National Communications Commission.
The Office of the National Security Council will continue the cooperation with Estonian e-Governance Academy in future.
The Estonian e-Governance Academy (eGA) was founded in 2002 and it represents a joint initiative of the Government of Estonia, Open Society Institute (OSI) and the United Nations Development Programme.