Eneken Tikk

EnekenTikkEneken Tikk (dr.iur) is lead of strategy and power studies at the Cyber Policy Institute (CPI) in Jyväskylä, Finland. Her work at CPI focuses on questions of strategic stability, cybersecurity governance, normative leadership and statebehavior. Dr.Tikk also serves as senior adviser to the board of the ICT for Peace Foundation in Geneva, Switzerland advising governments, policy and decision makers on international peace and security issues in the context of ICTs. In 2018, she became the first female member of the board of the Estonian Defence League’s Cyber Defence Unit. In her previous assignment, as Senior Fellow for Cyber Security at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), She launched and coordinated a network of experts in support of the UK foreign cyber policy. She led the international law thread of the UK-China track 1.5 cyber security dialogue (2014-2017). At the invitation of the Estonian MFA, She has been advising the Estonian expert in the UN First Committee Group of Governmental Experts on International Information Security (UN GGE) (2012-2013; 2014-2015; 2016-2017). She was the first foreign national contractor at the MITRE Corporation (2012-2016), where her work focused on analyzing and advising national cyber security strategy processes and US cyber diplomacy. Before joining IISS, She worked at the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCD COE) in Tallinn, Estonia, where she established and led the Legal and Policy Branchand initiated the Tallinn Manual project. She is an attorney in the field of information technology law at Ellex Raidla, the leading law firm in Estonia. She has consulted Estonian public authorities on legal and policy issues related to deploying and managing national information systems and services. She holds a PhD in law from the University of Tartu in Estonia. She has conducted post-doctoral studies on the Internet of Things and emerging technologies at Cardiff University (2016) and international cyber norms at Leiden University (2017) and international cyber security at University of Toronto (2012). Dr.Tikk has long teaching experience at Tallinn Technical University and the University of Tartu.