Thai military teaches staff how to hack computers

After launching a monitoring centre to suppress online lèse majesté content, the Thai Army has developed intensive courses for its staff that cover basic hacking skills and cyber security.
 
On 8 November 2016, the Royal Thai Army published its cyber security course schedule. The courses aim to train staff at the Army Cyber Centre, established a week earlier to suppress online lèse majesté content, in modern cyber threats and how to prevent them. 
 
According to the schedule, there are seven courses from basic to intermediate levels. Staff will be lectured on basic hacking skills, cyber security, operating systems, advertising skills, communication arts, laws related to cyber crime and other topics.
 
Courses are five days long except for the one on communication arts which takes 15 days. All courses will be held at the Royal Thai Army Command Office. 
The Army Cyber Centre was established on 1 November (Photo from Bangkokbiz News)