The agreement with the USA is sealed after more than two decades

The director of the National Security Authority (NSA) Roman Konečný and the United States Ambassador Bridget Brink have signed an intergovernmental treaty to protect classified information. The document was approved by the government in February and the director was entrusted to sign it. The agreement was initiated by the NSA, because its original wording was…

We shared our experience with Indonesia

The members of the National Security Authority received a visit from Indonesia. The predominantly parliamentary delegation came to Slovakia and was interested in the topic of digitizing the state. Today, digital transformation and e-government reform are Jakarta’s priorities for the coming decade. Cyber security is an essential pillar in the event of such a change….

The Competence Center can now certify cybersecurity managers

In 2021, the National Security Authority published an action plan for cyber security. Thanks to it, Slovakia has a comprehensive process of developing this area in all aspects: capacity building, coordination between organizations and also education. The Cyber Security Competence and Certification Centre (KCCKB), a contributory organization of the NSA, has been granted additional role….

Together for secure Slovakia

The National Security Authority has signed a memorandum of cooperation with several top IT companies in Slovakia. As a guarantor of cyber security, the NSA also has in its long-term tasks the development of relations with the private sector in this area. The plan is currently being accelerated and intensified by the security situation in…

Russian FSB targeted energy companies also in Slovakia

The United States has accused three Russian FSB (Federal Security Service) officers and a Russian Defense Ministry researcher of their involvement in a series of attempts to infiltrate the systems of hundreds of companies. Investigators believe the trio belongs to a special group called Military Unit 71330 (also known as Center 16, Energetic Bear and…

Sputnik and Russia Today banned

The Council of the European Union has introduced further restrictions in response to Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine. As of March 1, EU member states are urgently suspending Sputnik and Russia Today (including all language versions). The National Security Auhority therefore asked the operators in Slovakia to carry out the blocking in accordance with the…

The agreement with the USA got approved by the government of Slovakia

Today the Slovak government approved an agreement on security measures for the protection of classified information between Slovakia and the United States of America. The intergovernmental agreement was initiated by the National Security Authority and presented to the government cabinet by Roman Konečný, the director of the NSA. The aim of the agreement is to…

The alphabet of safe internet

We often consider the internet to be a safe place, however what we do not think about that much are the dangers of it. The Cyber Security Competence and Certification Centre, the Ministry of Investments, Regional Development and Informatization, the National Security Authority and the Office for Personal Data Protection set up an information campaign…

EU has presented a new cybersecurity strategy

European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell has presented a new EU Cybersecurity Strategy. As a key component of Shaping Europe’s Digital Future, the Recovery Plan for Europe  and the EU Security Union Strategy, the Strategy will bolster Europe’s collective resilience against cyber threats and help to ensure that all…