On the margins of the NATO Foreign Ministers meeting in Tallinn, a memorandum of understanding (MOU) agreement was signed on 23 April 2010 between Estonia and NATO. The MOU creates a legal framework for cyber defence cooperation between NATO and Estonia. It will facilitate the exchange of information and provide means for create a mechanism for assistance in case of cyber attacks.
The agreement was signed on behalf of NATO by Amb. Claudio Bisogniero, Deputy Secretary General, and on behalf of Estonia by Ms Epp Joab, Director of Estonian Informatics Centre, and Mr. Tarmo Turkson, Director of Estonian Communications Security Authority.
Similar MOUs on cyber defence have already been signed with Slovakia, Turkey, United Kingdomand United States.