Analyst: Cybersecurity Deals Reflect Stronger Ties To Japan, Korea

By Sebastian Sprenger / October 8, 2013 at 8:10 PM
Newly forged cybersecurity agreements with Japan and South Korea stem from a recognition by U.S. policymakers that deepening ties in the areas of joint weapons development and military planning will require greater emphasis on information assurance, according to James Schoff, a former Defense Department senior adviser for East Asia policy. Schoff, a senior associate in the Asia program of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, said the deals, which are bilateral, are not indicative of a broader DOD campaign to...

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