Seoul kicks off training against North Korean cyberattacks as tensions rise | NK News
June 23, 2024
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Seoul kicks off training against North Korean cyberattacks as tensions rise

Two-week drills aim to improve ability to recover from attacks on critical infrastructure after DPRK balloon launches

South Korean security agencies launched a two-week exercise to strengthen deterrence against North Korean cyberattacks on Monday, preparing for possible cyber escalations as inter-Korean tensions rise.

The National Intelligence Service (NIS) announced in a press release on Friday that it is conducting the “2024 Cyberattack Response Training” in coordination with the National Security Office, the National Security Research Institute and other government agencies to improve South Korea’s ability to recover from attacks on critical infrastructure.

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