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Baltics, U.S. talk about protecting critical infrastructure

On 11-12 May 2018 in Riga, the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is hosting a seminar for high-level Baltic and the United States experts on cyber security and the protection of critical infrastructure and services, according to a press release.

"Cooperation on cyber security and critical infrastructure protection was launched in this format during the summit of the U.S. and Baltic States Presidents in 2013," the ministry said, adding that "The seminar brings together the representatives of public administration and the business community from Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, and the U.S."

Participants are discussing measures implemented on national scale and international cyber security processes, as well as current cyber security aspects of the protection of energy infrastructure. For the first time, the seminar also includes the sectors of financial and banking services.

The participants will also visit Citadele Banka - owned by a consortium of mainly U.S. investors - in cooperation with the Association of Latvian Commercial Banks.


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