Estonia: The Birth of a Digital Country. Dan Bogdanov, Head of R&D at Cybernetica – E48

This week on The Encrypted Economy, my guest is Dan Bogdanov, Director of the Information Security Institute at Cybernetica and the Co-Inventor of Sharemind. With a Ph.D. in Informatics and a master’s degree in Computer Science, Dan shares his expertise on digitization initiatives and privacy preservation. Be sure to subscribe to The Encrypted Economy for more perspective on countries leading in the adoption of e-governance tools and other innovative technologies.

 Topics Covered:
·       Introduction
·       Dan’s Background
·       Why Does Estonia Take the Lead in Digitalization?
·       E-Residency and E-Voting in Estonia
·       Forming a Company in Estonia with E-Governance
·       Privacy-Enhancing Technologies in E-Voting Systems
·       Discussing the Partnership Between Cybernetica and Estonia
·       Is Homomorphic Encryption a Solution for Privacy Preservation
·       Estonia’s Digital Currency Initiatives
·       Outro

Resource List:

· Transcript
·       Dan’s LinkedIn
·       Dan Bogdanov Twitter
·       Cybernetica
·       Sharemind
·       Tom Attema Episode
·       Estonia’s E-Governance 
·       Estonia Digital Currency R&D
·       Cybernetica partners with PwC Middle East
·       Cybernetica Smartphone-Based ID authentication
·       University of Tartu and Cybernetica Cooperate to Study Quantum-Safe Cryptography
·       Panel Discussion: Lessons on How to Make Data Run, Not People  

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