#1286252: Japanese government will lead a 4800 person cyber incident exercise with 14 critical infrastructure sectors

Description: (https://r.nikkei.com/article/DGXMZO51804500V01C19A1PP8000) in Olympic prep.
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Exercise for Olympic cyber countermeasures Government to implement at the largest scale

On the 8th, the government will conduct cyberattack exercises for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. A record 4,800 people from related ministries and businesses will participate in 14 important infrastructures such as information communication and electric power. In the past Olympics, system failures that seem to be caused by cyber attacks have occurred. Prepare to deal with the public and private sectors.

The exercise assumes that a system failure occurs during a period of the Tokyo Olympics due to a cyberattack targeting an important infrastructure. the government

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Date added Nov. 8, 2019, 5:54 p.m.
Source Nikkei
Subjects
  • 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics
  • Latest Global Security News
  • News Japan
Country Japan