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Japan to deepen ranks of network defenders with eye to Olympics

TOKYO -- Japan will seek to train 50,000 people in the public and private sectors ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics here to help guard the nation against cyberattacks.

     The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has put forward a comprehensive set of cybersecurity measures and intends to request around 20 billion yen ($161 million) in related funding over the four years starting in fiscal 2016.

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