Japan recruits hackers for cyber security force


March 13, 2015

 Japan is the latest country to officially tap into hacking skills to identify and protect against cyber security threats.The country’s recently established National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity (Nisc) will host a team of so-called white hat hackers to bolster Japan’s cyber defence capabilities.

Japan logged 25.7 billion attempted cyber attacks against government and other institutions in 2014, reports Kyodo News.

An official report said many of the attacks were attempts to gain control of routers and security cameras.



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