6 officers to join hacking contest
Yomiuri -- Aug 24
Six police officers are taking part in a hacker competition, hoping to learn more about technology useful for combating cybercrime.

The National Police Agency officers joined the qualifying round that began Thursday in Yokohama for SECCON 2013, the nation's largest hacker competition. They are the first Japanese police officers to participate in such an event.

Their participation comes amid the heightened threat posed by hackers trying to steal corporate information and paralyze key infrastructure.

Source: Yomiuri
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