Seoul to adopt offensive cybersecurity strategy as North Korean threats increase
National Security Office official says South Korea late to improving cyber deterrence and will emulate US Cyber Command
South Korea will pivot toward an offensive cybersecurity strategy against the growing threats facing the country, a senior ROK official said Tuesday, after Seoul raised the country’s cyber risk level due to North Korean threats and the war in Ukraine earlier this year.
Speaking at the Conference on Building Global Cyberspace Peace Regime in Seoul, Lim Jong-deuk, second deputy chief at the National Security Office (NSO), said the Yoon administration will aim to consolidate cybersecurity cooperation at the NSO to improve “national-level deterrence” in South Korea.
The official also suggested that South Korea’s
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