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Japan to upgrade cyber defense, allowing preemptive measures

Revised National Security Strategy to open doors for proactive response

The Japanese government decided it must urgently improve its legal framework to counter the growing consequences of cyberattacks.    © Getty Images

TOKYO -- Japan is set to establish a legal framework that will allow for enhanced measures to defend itself in cyberspace, Nikkei has learned. 

The government aims to make legislative changes so it can begin monitoring potential attackers and hack their systems as soon as signs of a potential risk are established.

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