Jan 25, 2016

Japan to add 40 officials for cybersecurity

The government will add 40 officials to the office in charge fending off cyberattacks against government-related agencies. The move, to take place over the course of fiscal 2016, will increase the number of staff at the National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for ...

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 ...

Jul 22, 2015

Security experts hack into, seize control of moving car

A pair of veteran cybersecurity researchers have shown they can use the Internet to turn off a car’s engine as it drives, sharply escalating the stakes in the debate about the safety of increasingly connected cars and trucks. Former National Security Agency hacker Charlie ...