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Feb 01, 2017   A digital success story: the cornerstone of e-Estonia celebrates its jubilee
This January marks the 15th anniversary of the issuance of the first ID card in Estonia. Using the ID card to sign documents digitally alone saves an individual in Estonia at least five business days each year. Most European Union’s digital signatures are given in Estonia.

Mar 02, 2016   Estonia will use stronger cryptography in its eID cards
Starting on March 1st, Estonia will implement stronger cryptography in the ID-cards, digi-ID’s, resident ID-cards and e-resident digi-IDs it produces and issues. The updating of previously-issued cards will begin in March and the update process will last through the end of 2016.

Oct 29, 2015   Police have uncovered an extensive scheme, by which state documents have been obtained illegally.
Yesterday police detained 12 people, who are suspected of creating preconditions necessary for illegally obtaining state documents. Of them, 11 are suspected of being members of a criminal group.

Oct 20, 2015   Police and Border Guard Board presents manual that helps preventing crime through environmental design
The project entitled HOME/2012/ISEC/AG/4000004321: “Development of existing urban design, planning and crime prevention methods and introduction of new ones to improve living environment safety (CPTED)” was active between 01.12.2013 and 30.11.2015, and involved eleven partners from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Finland.

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