Defense Ministry to Establish Cyber Policy DepartmentUpdated: 2013-04-02 PM 4:08:35 (KST)
Korea's defense ministry will establish a "Cyber Policy Department" in the first half of this year to beef up the nation's cyber defenses.
The ministry said Tuesday that the cyber team will supervise deterrence policies and come up with better ways to keep the nation secure.
The establishment of the new department is part of ramped up efforts to better deal with emerging cyber threats and to protect military networks.
Major broadcasters and banks here in the nation were paralyzed by a cyber attack last month.
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