David Blair, Telegraph, Tallinn
General Jonathan Shaw, head of Britain's Defence Cyber Security Programme from 2011 until 2012, says UK should follow Estonia's example.
Estonia has recruited a "ponytail army" of volunteer computer experts who stand ready to defend the nation against cyber attack.
The country's reserve force, the Estonian Defence League, has a Cyber Unit consisting of hundreds of civilian volunteers, including teachers, lawyers and economists.
The Baltic nation of 1.3 million people is one of the most technologically advanced in the world: almost every banking transaction takes place online and 30 per cent of all votes in the last general election were cast electronically.
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