EVENT: FICE Seminar: Cyber Security by Sven Sakkov 2019-09-13T08:29:49+00:00

FICE Seminar: Cyber Security by Sven Sakkov

Date: Tue, 17.09.19
Time: 16:00 – 18:00
Venue: ICDS – International Centre of Defence and Security (Narva mnt 63/4, East building, 4th floor)

Foreign Investors’ Council in Estonia hereby invites you to the FICE SEMINAR on CYBER SECURITY with Sven Sakkov Director of ICDS
Tuesday 17th September 16:00 – 18:00 at International Centre for Defence and Security

16:00 – 16:15 Coffee and lighter snacks
16:15 – 16:30 Opening Speech by FICE
16:30 – 17:30 Cyber Security by Sven Sakkov
17:30 – 18:00 Q&A

Sven Sakkov,

Director of the International Centre for Defence and Security

International Centre for Defence and Security is a foreign affairs and defence think tank based in Tallinn, Estonia. Besides conducting wide-ranging research ICDS is also organising Lennart Meri Conference, Annual Baltic Conference on Defence (ABCD), publishing monthly “Diplomaatia” magazine and running Estonian National Defence Course.

Before joining ICDS Sven Sakkov served for 2 years as the director of NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (NATO CCDCOOE), an international knowledge hub specialising in research, training and exercises in the areas of technology, strategy, operations and law.

Between 2008 and 2015 Sakkov served as an undersecretary for defence policy (policy director) of the Ministry of Defence of Estonia. During his tenure as a policy director Sven Sakkov was responsible for policy planning, threat assessments, NATO and EU policy, international cooperation and arms control. He was an Estonian representative to the NATO’s Senior Officials’ Group and High Level Group.

Previously he had served at the Estonian Embassy in Washington and Estonian Mission to NATO, as national security and defence advisor to the President of Estonia and as the director of Policy Planning of MOD.

Sven Sakkov has studied at the Royal College of Defence Studies (course of 2011-12), University of Cambridge (M.Phil. in international relations) and University of Tartu (B.A. cum laude in history).

He is a member of NATO CCDCOE Advisory Board.

Event is free of charge for FICE Members / For Non-Members admission fee 25€

The registration is now open and please sign up via tickets link already today as number of seats are limited:


The registration deadline is Monday, September 16th.

FICE MEMBERS are ALL members of the following chambers:
FECC – Finnish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce
CCFE – French Chamber of Commerce in Estonia
SCCE – Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Estonia
DECC – Danish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce
NECC – Norwegian Estonian Chamber of Commerce
AHK – Deutsch-Baltische Handelskammer in Estland
Advantage Austria
Holland Business Club
BECC – British-Estonian Chamber of Commerce

Directions: ICDS meeting facilities are situated at Kadrioru Ärikeskus at Narva mnt 63/4, East building, 4th floor. Kadrioru Ärikeskus can be reached by trams no 1 or 3, Koidula stop, walking or taxi. Entrance of the East building is from Bensiini street. After entering the building, please dial 41 and push doorbell knob on the panel next to the locked entrance and the door will be opened for you. The elevator will take you to the 4th (top) floor.


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