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Estonian, Maryland National Guard cyber exercise begins

Posted by jbanc@jbanc.org on August 8, 2017 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (1)

Baltic Jungle, a joint cyber defense exercise of the Estonian Defence Forces and the Maryland Army National Guard, kicked off at Ämari Air Base on Monday.


During their meeting in Estonia on Monday, Commander of the Maryland Army National Guard Maj. Gen. Linda Singh and Minister of Defence Juri Luik discussed the details of the exercise as well as defense cooperation and the training of A-10 Warthog attack aircraft currently taking place in Estonia, spokespeople f...

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Narva, Estonia mayor and deputy mayor visit sister city of Bel Air

Posted by jbanc@jbanc.org on May 26, 2017 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (1)

By David Anderson

The Aegis

May 26, 2017 8:32 a.m. ET


Narva, Estonia, Mayor Tarmo Tammiste, third from left, and Deputy Mayor Vjatseslav "Slava" Konovalov, far right, stand outside the Bel Air Armory Tuesday with Bel Air sister city committee members who are, from left, Julie Siejack, Patti Sterling, Barbara Tower, Annie Kova...

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Estonia Leads the Way in NATO's Cyberdefense - Baltic country's response to 2007 cyberattacks has put it at the forefront of NATO's defenses against hacking

Posted by jbanc@jbanc.org on April 30, 2017 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)

By Thomas Grove
The Wall Street Journal


April 30, 2017 7:00 a.m. ET

TALLINN, Estonia—A hotel conference room in the Baltic republic of Estonia recently became the front line in a rehearsal for cyberwarfare, in an exercise that tested the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s readiness to repel hackers.


Last week, nearly 900 cybersecurity experts from across Europe and the U.S. participated in an event hosted in Tallinn to focus on defen...

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