Edmund Laugasson is a doctoral student at the Tallinn University, School of Digital Technologies, Narva Road 29, 10120 Tallinn, Estonia
Born in 1976, he is expert in free software field - especially installing and configuring GNU/Linux and its applications, hardening security and safety. Also he holds master degree in teacher of informatics and has 15 years teaching experience and also being system administrator.
His main focus of research is targeted in public sector and is focusing on recognizing technology choosing factors (Kahneman's system1/system2 thinking) and determining factors that influences information technology availability equally freely to everyone regardless of richness or poverty. Less interest goes also other ethical and social issues of ICT (interoperability, information society, e-safety, security, licensing, etc). He holds master degree in teacher of informatics from Tartu University and is founding and board member of ALVATAL (Estonian Free and Open-Source Software Association), board member of NETICS (Network of Estonian Teachers of Informatics and Computer Science), supporting member of EPSFUG (European Parliament Free Software User Group), member of The Document Foundation, member of Digital Safety Lab of Tallinn University and member of Estonian CIO Club. He is consulting also number of educational institutions in Estonia about transition from proprietary to free software and its security and also Google Apps EDU solutions.