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

Posted by 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 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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Former Maryland National Guard head James F. Fretterd dies at 86

Posted by on November 30, 2016 at 4:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Retired Lt. Gen. James F. Fretterd, who headed the
Maryland National Guard for 16 years, has died.
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By Carrie Wells

The Baltimore Sun

Lt. Gen. James F. Fretterd, who headed the Maryland National Guard for 16 years and helped increase the number of women and minorities in the officer ranks, died Satur...

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