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Culture change needed at pension body after massive data hack

Aug 21, 2015

Culture change needed at pension body after massive data hack

The report on the data leaks at the Japan Pension Service (JPS), released Thursday by its internal body, has revealed that a culture where no one takes responsibility existed in the Social Insurance Agency, the JPS’s predecessor, and continued at the refurbished entity. Prime ...

Aug 21, 2015

Japan government adopts draft cybersecurity strategy

In the wake of massive personal data leaks from the Japan Pension Service, the government Thursday adopted a revised draft of a new cybersecurity strategy that calls for monitoring government-affiliated institutions against cyberattacks. The revised version, adopted at a meeting of the Cybersecurity Strategy ...

Charlotte the monkey as rambunctious as ever at Oita zoo

Aug 21, 2015

Charlotte the monkey as rambunctious as ever at Oita zoo

A baby monkey, whose naming by a Japanese zoo as Charlotte after Britain’s newborn princess caused something of an uproar, is in full tomboy mode. The 3-month-old, 15-cm-tall macaque from Mount Takasaki Wild Monkey Park in Oita has become a sensation with park visitors ...