Wednesday, June 01, 2011

PLA sets up cyber security team

A former Taiwanese NSC official says the fact that the unit is under regional, rather than central, command is a sign that it is not highly sensitive

China has established a cyber security unit to upgrade the Internet security of its military, a Chinese defence spokesman confirmed on 25 May. The PLA’s elite ‘cyber blue team’ comprises about 30 Internet specialists and was deployed under the Guangzhou Military Region in southern China.

My article, published in Jane’s Defence Weekly on May 31, continues here (subscription required).

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