Posts Tagged ‘Cyber War’

South KoreaThe Ministry of Defense intends to “upgrade” cyber defense for prevent potential threats from North Korea.

As the Korea JoongAng Daily newspaper with reference to the Ministry of Defense of South Korea, the authorities intend to upgrade their offensive and defensive systems of IT-wars. In this case, all relevant reforms will be implemented in an integrated defense plan, designed to reduce the potential threat posed by North Korea.

“The software will be developed to provide military assistance to counter the threats of North Korea”, – quotes the edition to a senior official from the Ministry. (more…)

Taipei TimesDespite the overall downward trend in military spending, the government of Taiwan is constantly increasing costs for increasing the country’s defense in cyberspace. As stated by the Office of State Security of Taiwan, the first half of 2012 only on-site management were more than a million cyber attacks. How to assure the representatives of the authorities, all the attacks was neutralized.

According to the newspaper Taipei Times, Taiwan’s Ministry of State Security has published plans to expand the Office of Communications, Electronics and Information (CEIB). Within the Office planned to create a special unit, whose duties will be to ensure the country’s defense in cyberspace, as well as in the field of electronic warfare. Creation of a new special unit of Taiwan was a response to information about building the capacity to conduct cyber warfare from China. (more…)