Mar 31, 2015

Trading personal data

A proposed revision to the law on protecting personal information, already submitted to the Diet, would allow businesses that hold customer data to provide the information to third parties as long as the data is processed to prevent identification of the individuals. It is ...

Mar 30, 2015

New security system launched at Narita

The operator of Narita International Airport on Monday unveiled a new security system featuring surveillance cameras able to recognize faces and record vehicle license plates to replace the system of manually checking visitor identification. Narita International Airport Corp., or NAA, has checked the identity ...

Mar 16, 2015

Japan, Vietnam affirm partnership on maritime security

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and Vietnamese Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan have agreed to continue bilateral efforts to ensure maritime security while underlining the importance of respecting the rule of law, ministry officials said. Meeting on the sidelines of the U.N. World Conference on ...

BlackBerry uses IBM software to make Samsung tablets spy-proof

Mar 16, 2015

BlackBerry uses IBM software to make Samsung tablets spy-proof

BlackBerry Ltd. introduced a tablet computer aimed at government and corporate customers that it says can let users access consumer applications such as YouTube and WhatsApp while keeping confidential work-related information away from spies and crooks. The SecuTABLET, shown at the CeBIT conference in ...

Netanyahu makes last shot for rightwing vote at rally

Mar 16, 2015

Netanyahu makes last shot for rightwing vote at rally

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a last-ditch effort Sunday to garner support at a mass rightwing rally in Tel Aviv where he pledged he would never make territorial concessions. Netanyahu’s speech, which addressed security concerns and praised Jewish tradition, came hours after he ...

Mar 6, 2015

Japan, China to hold first security talks in four years

Beijing and Tokyo will hold their first security talks in four years in the Japanese capital later this month, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, the latest sign of a possible improvement in ties strained by a territorial dispute. Relations between the world’s second- ...