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Cybersecurity as national security, and economic opportunity, in Taiwan

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Original languageEnglish
JournalTaiwan Insight
Publication statusPublished - 14 Nov 2018

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More than 2 billion data records were stolen in 2017, according to CB Insights. As the sophistication and deviousness of hackers continues to grow, individuals and firms have an increasing need to protect themselves. The response to cybersecurity threats is not down to individual people or companies – especially not in Taiwan. The Taiwanese government has been particularly proactive in launching government departments, creating new military units and passing legislative acts to advance its ability to protect against threats since the dawn of the 21st century.

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