[ISN] Boost to U.S.-Japan cyberdefense slated

http://the-japan-news.com/news/article/0000977366 The Yomiuri Shimbun January 27, 2014 Japan will send members of its Self-Defense Forces to receive specialized training in cyberdefense with U.S. forces, in a cooperative program to bolster Japan’s defense against cyber-attacks, sources said. SDF members will learn from the technologies and experiences of the more advanced U.S. forces in countering cyber-attacks. The project aims not only at improving the SDF’s cyberdefense capabilities but also at strengthening the Japan-U.S. alliance. Japan-U.S. cooperation in the field of cyber-related affairs had previously been limited to exchanging information, but this project is expected to deepen working-level collaboration between the two sides. […]