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South Korea Joins NATO Cyber Defense Group

South Korea’s National Intelligence Service (NIS) on Thursday was formally admitted to the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence (CCDCOE), becoming the first Asian member of the defensive alliance.

Staff operate at the NATO Computer Incident Response Capability (NCIRC) technical center, at NATO's military headquarters SHAPE in Mons, southwestern Belgium, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. The NCIRC protects NATO systems and information from any form of attack and from deliberate or accidental exposure. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)