The centre, led by a one-star general, will begin official duties Monday, the defence ministry said. Reports said it would be manned by some 200 computer specialists.
South Korea’s military computer networks are under increasing threat from cyber attacks.
Experts say South Korea — one of the world’s most wired societies — needs an integrated unit to fight cyber attacks by North Korea and China, which run elite hacker units.
In 2004 hackers based in China used information-stealing viruses to break into the computer systems of Seoul government agencies.
Related Topic Tags
Related Defense, Military & Aerospace Forum Discussions
- Regional implications of PKK's truce with Turkey
- Russia might make ICBM submersible
- NZDF General discussion thread
- Surface vessel decoys and countermeasures
- The Royal Navy Discussions and Updates
- U.S. Army use of ETD/EDS & CIED doctrine
- South China Sea News & Discussions, incl Spratly Islands News
- JF-17 Thunder / FC-1 / Super-7 Discussions
- Aircraft Surveillance Operator RAAF
- New Zealand Army Organisation
- Tactical Nuclear weapons - still relevant?
- The Indonesian Army
- S.Korea, Indonesia to develop 4.5 gen. fighter aircraft F-33
- F-35 Program - General Discussion
- Go Bag - contents and rationale