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Cabinet plans big cybersecurity budget

CHINESE THREAT:Beijing has stepped up attacks against the Presidential Office and other government Web sites to obtain information on Taiwan’s 23 million citizens

By Chen Yu-fu and Jonathan Chin  /  Staff reporter, with staff writer

The Central Election Committee is to allocate NT$1.5 million in next year’s budget toward protecting elections from interference and data theft, they said, adding that the proposed funds would be used for cybersecurity inspections, Web site stress testing, system infiltration simulations and similar activities.

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