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16 October

Tribal Day or The Day of Finno-Ugric Peoples

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17 October

Election Day of the local government


Data on more than 300,000 people were available on the state portal

The database, together with personal data, was visible to those company representatives who had logged in to the self-service and made inquiries in the access rights management system there. The self-service environment is a system for authorised persenvironmentons of an agency or company where you can assign roles to your employees and provide access to various services.

The data in the database is based on the commercial register where it is updated periodically. The Information System Authority has no information on whether anyone had saved the data and how. The access to the data was discovered by an attentive user of the portal.

More information can be found on the website of the Information System Authority.

The technical capability of will improve

The Information System Authority (RIA) is updating the online framework of the state portal, making the portal more sustainable and increasing its technical capability.

„We are moving towards a more distributed architecture with an aim to ensure the autonomy of the applications and to increase their reliability. From the perspective of the design of the portal, we have also been aiming to make the overall appearance simpler. Thus, the self-service module (e.g. My Data, the mailbox, the Personal Data Usage Monitor, etc.) and the content information have been placed together in the menu on the left in the logged-in view to make the information easier to find. In the mailbox view, new solutions will be added for the user in the second half of the year, such as the opportunity to sign and encrypt documents,“ said Kaisi Udumäe, Head of

More information can be found on the website of the Information System Authority.

The Information System Authority forwarded the State Portal mailboxes

The Information System Authority (RIA) forwarded the mailbox of the state portal to the e-mail addresses in the population register. Although mail is automatically redirected for people, everyone should to check their contact information. To do this, enter the state portal and check the e-mail address under the settings. In the settings, everyone can also opt out of forwarding the mailbox. The mailbox is used for sending information by, for example, the Tax and Customs Board, the Health Insurance Fund, the Defence League, the Defence Resources Agency, the Transport Administration, the Police and Border Guard Board, various ministries, the Supreme Court, the Unemployment Insurance Fund, etc.

More information can be found on the website of the Information System Authority.