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South Korea to create cybersecurity reserve force

Thursday 26 May 2016 | 10:34 CET | News
South Korea's Defense and Technology Ministries are studying the feasibility of creating a cybersecurity reserve force. The idea was raised at a senior-level meeting between the Ministry of National Defense and the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning aimed at strengthening cooperation in defending the country from security threats, Yonhap news agency reports. "The two sides discussed ways to form a government-civilian cyber reserve force", the ICT ministry said.

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