I consider this is best move by the United Kingdom- recruiting a convicted computers hackers for the Cyber Defence force. The best way to improve the cyber security is hiring a hackers.
Lieutenant Colonel Michael White told BBC that even convicted hackers could be recruited if they pass security vetting. He also added that the recruitment process will be based on "capability development" of a person instead of "personality traits".
Hundreds of computer experts are expected to be recruited by the British Ministry of Defence as cyber reservists to help defend the national security.
"The Cyber Reserves will be an essential part of ensuring we defend our national security in cyberspace." the Defence Secretary, Philip Hammond noted in September. "This is an exciting opportunity for internet experts in industry to put their skills to good use for the nation, protecting our vital computer systems and capabilities"
South Korean Defense Ministry is banning their staffs from using the Interent connectivity and Camera functions inside the Ministry's building in a move to prevent the Military information leaks, according to the Yonhap News.
According to the newly implement mobile device management plan, the employees will be required to install a smartphone app that deactivates the most of the smartphone features while they are inside building.
Employees will still be able to make phone calls or using the text messages but those who have Apple iPhone only allowed to do that.
Visitors won't be allowed to carrying any mobile phones inside the Ministry's building. The plan goes into effect from July 15.
The defense ministry said a trial run will be held first and it would consider revising it if necessary.