Lauri Aasmann

Lauri Aasmann is the Director of Cyber Security at the Estonian Information Systems Authority, a national centre of excellence developing and securing the foundations of the Estonian information society. His area of responsibility include Crisis Management (CERT-EE), Critical Information Infrastructure Protection (CIIP), IT Baseline Security System (ISKE) and Cyber Security Analysis. Previously, Lauri served as the Head of Law Branch at NATO CCDCOE.

Lauri joined the Legal & Policy Branch of the NATO CCDCOE in 2011 as senior researcher to notice and find solutions to novel legal problems related to cyberspace as a threat vector. He was soon promoted to take the lead of the Law Branch, responsible for planning the legal research projects focusing on cyber operations.

Lauri Aasmann has been working on legal aspects of cyber security and cyber defense since graduating from the University of Tartu Law Faculty. While working for the Estonian government in the Prosecutor’s Office his specialization was in white-collar crime, in particular cybercrime and intellectual property infringements. Lauri´s international experience started in private sector when he joined the Legal Department of Swedbank in 2007 as the in-house IT legal advisor, where he was responsible for data protection, intellectual property portfolio, compliance and IT development issues in a team of Scandinavian-Baltic specialists.