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Vietnam sets up command center for cyberspace defense

Staff Writer |
Vietnam announced the creation of a cyberspace operations command to protect its sovereignty on the internet.

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Country0s prime minister was citing risks related to the disputed South China Sea and complex regional and global situations.

The new unit would “research and predict online wars”, the defense ministry said in report on the government website, which also reported Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s comments.

“To protect the country in the new situation, the Communist Party has set a high priority on protection of the State in cyberspace,” the website quoted Phuc as saying at the foundation ceremony for the new unit.

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