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SDF launches cyber defense unit

  • March 17, 2022
  • , NHK
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NHK reported on the official establishment today of an SDF unit tasked with defending the nation’s cyberspace from adversaries, saying it was previously called the unit for command, control, and communications. The team now comprises 540 personnel tasked with training human resources, supporting practical training, and managing information and communication networks. “The launch marks a major step toward establishing Japan’s superiority in the cyber domain at a time when the security environment is becoming increasingly severe,” said Defense Minister Kishi. “We are committed to strengthening our cyber defense capabilities.”

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