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Japan, the Ministry of Defense and Cyber-Security: Progress and Pitfalls


As Japan develops its cyber-security capabilities, much still needs to be done to ensure the efficacy of its cyber-policy

Following a series of shocks that rocked Japan’s confidence in its cyber-security provisions, in April 2014 the Japanese Ministry of Defense will finally set up a unified command to deal with cyber-security threats. However, many issues, including the role of Japan’s military in the protection of critical national infrastructure and the nation’s cyber-warfare doctrine, have yet to be finalised. Paul Kallender examines recent policy and posture changes by the Ministry of

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