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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Prince Georges County – The County Needs to Follow Estonia’s Model for Building A Top Tier Cybersecurity Program and Employing Many Citizens



Subject: Prince George’s County – The County Needs to Follow Estonia’s Model for Building A Top Tier Cybersecurity Program and Employing Many Citizens

Q: What is Estonia?
A: A small democratic parliamentary republic country divided into 15 counties
Q: Where is it?
A: It is located in northern Europe
Q: What are they known for?
A: As of late, they are known for having one of the best cybersecurity defense programs in the world

NPR “Volunteer Cyber Army Emerges in Estonia”: http://www.npr.org/2011/01/04/132634099/in-estonia-volunteer-cyber-army-defends-nation

Prince George’s County Government and its Community College need to watch its flank because schools like Salisbury State have already established relationships and internship programs with the worlds’ best cyber experts. Estonia established the 150-member Cyber Defense League, a volunteer force created to safeguard the country's security and independence. 


Gov O’Malley in Estonia talks about NATO and cybersecurity from Estonia

Prince George’s County, who as Barbara Mikulski said on video, is the epicenter of cybersecurity in Maryland and the nation. So these are not just words but true actions backed with funding to train the best and brightest the County has to offer, Prince George’s Community College should also take the lead and build relations with Estonia to establish an internship. 



Cybersecurity Experts Learn From Estonia Cyber Attack



CNBC’s Melissa Lee reports on “Code Wars”

What action are you going take? 

What Volunteer Tech Nation member are you going to collaborate with?

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