Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

#1377 Japan to train personnel to counter cyberattacks on infrastructure
The Japanese government will set up an institute during the next fiscal year to train specialists to counter cyberattacks on electricity distribution and other important infrastructure systems.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government plans to allocate funds for the program in an extra budget soon to be compiled as it seeks to prevent a large-scale blackout during the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020 or leaks of sensitive information on power plant designs, a government source said.
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