China's new cybersecurity law seen hitting foreign firms hardest

May 25, 2017

China's new cybersecurity law seen hitting foreign firms hardest

Just days before China’s new cybersecurity law goes into force, foreign companies are grappling with rules that could tighten what is already one of the world’s most restricted technology regimes. Recent changes to the language of the law ahead of its June 1 implementation, ...

'Ethical hackers' prep for final round of annual cybersecurity contest

/ Jan 26, 2017

'Ethical hackers' prep for final round of annual cybersecurity contest

With cyberattacks proliferating worldwide, a Japanese contest for “white hat” hackers supported by organizations including the communications ministry and National Police Agency is gearing up for the final round this weekend. The Security Contest, dubbed Seccon, provides an opportunity for those aspiring to become ...

Oct 12, 2016

G-7 adopts financial-sector cybersecurity guidelines

The Group of Seven industrialized nations has set guidelines for financial institutions to follow in order to fend off cyberattacks, the Finance Ministry and Bank of Japan said Tuesday. The “G-7 Fundamental Elements of Cybersecurity for the Financial Sector” was put together by the ...