Shows & Panels
- The 2014 Big Picture on Cyber Security
- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- Connected Government
- Consolidating Mission-critical Systems
- Constituent Servicing
- The Data Privacy Imperative: Safeguarding Sensitive Data
- Eliminating the Pitfalls: Steps to Virtualization in Government
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal Tech Talk
- Government Cloud Brokerage: Who, What, When, Where, Why?
- Government Mobility
- The Intersection: Where Technology Meets Transformation
- Maximizing ROI Through Data Center Consolidation
- Mobile Device Management
- The Modern Federal Threat Landscape
- Moving to the Cloud. What's the best approach for me
- Navigating Tough Choices in Government Cloud Computing
- Satellite Communications: Acquiring SATCOM in Tight Times
- Transformative Technology: Desktop Virtualization in Government
- Understanding the Intersection of Customer Service and Security in the Cloud
Shows & Panels
Estonia solves cyber staffing problem with volunteers
Tuesday - 1/11/2011, 4:09pm EST
Not exactly. But General Keith Alexander, who heads up CYBERCOM, says the command is having serious trouble filling many of the remaining positions.
This staffing shortage is causing many in government to wonder where these experts will come from.
One possible solution is to copy the Estonia method. The European nation created the Cyber Defense League, a group of computer and networking specialists willing to volunteer their service as a cohesive military unit, NPR reports.
TechRepublic reports that right now the United States is not working on creating a similar League.
This story is part of Federal News Radio's daily Cybersecurity Update brought to you by Tripwire. For more cybersecurity news, click here.