Cyber Vulnerabilities in South Korea

Sangbae Kim
Professor, Seoul National University

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The Author is Sangbae Kim

Sangbae Kim is a Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Seoul National University in Seoul, South Korea.  His research interests are in cyber security and digital diplomacy, the inter-network politics of U.S.-China hegemonic competition in ICT industries and services, and South Korea's middle power diplomacy. 

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