Large delegation of US cyber officials to visit Tallinn for cyber events

  • 2023-05-29
  • BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN - A delegation of more than 30 US cyber officials is to visit Tallinn this week to participate in a series of cyber conferences and dialogues from May 29 to June 2.

The delegation includes representatives from across the United States government including the White House, the Department of State, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and others.

Leaders of the delegation include US Acting National Cyber Director Kemba Walden, US Ambassador at Large for Cyberspace and Digital Policy Nathaniel C. Fick, US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Executive Director Brandon Wales, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy Mieke Eoyang, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Cyber Policy Thomas McDermott, and Deputy Commander for US Cyber Command Lt. Gen. Timothy D. Haugh.

Members of the delegation will participate in the Cyber Commander's Forum on May 29-30, the Ukraine Cyber Donors Conference, hosted by the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on May 30, the International Conference on Cyber Conflict (CyCon), hosted by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence (CCDCOE) on May 30-June 2, and a number of other bilateral and multilateral cybersecurity dialogues.

Members of the delegation will also participate in bilateral meetings with government of Estonia officials and engage with members of the Estonian business community.

The visit of this large delegation demonstrates the United States' commitment to working with its allies and partners, including Estonia, to counter cyber threats, to increase cyber resilience, and to advance policies that protect the integrity and security of critical infrastructure.