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Japan considers creating new defense body for fighting cyberattacks

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Japan considers creating new defense body for fighting cyberattacks

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The organization's chief would liaise with heads of U.S.and European cybersecurity organizations, including the White House's Office of the National Cyber Director.

Japan is considering creating a new organization to lead the country’s fight against cyberattacks, with control over units of its defense and police forces currently coping with such attacks, according to government sources.

The government seeks to arrange in fiscal 2024 a new security budget covering the envisioned body, which expands on the role of the existing National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity, or NISC, the sources said Wednesday.

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Published Date: 2022-11-24, 11:03:28

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