Elina Viksne joined Latvian Ministry of Defense in 2013 where she works at the National Cyber Security Policy Coordination Section. In her positions she has been responsible for cooperation with main cyber security stakeholders on a national, regional (Baltic states) and international level. She also has been heavily involved in drafting legislation and advancing new policy initiatives, cooperating with private and non-governmental sector and providing support to the National Cyber Security Council. Elina Viksne has a Master’s degree in Political Science from the University of Latvia; in her Master’s thesis she compared cyber security development in Latvia and Estonia.
Senior expert, National Cyber Security Policy Coordination Section, Ministry of Defense of Latvia