Jul 14, 2017

Tokyo plans cybersecurity hub to protect infrastructure during 2020 Olympics

The government said Thursday it will create a new body to oversee the protection of crucial infrastructure from cyberattacks during the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020. The cybersecurity response center will compile and share information with government agencies and companies that operate crucial infrastructure ...

Japan, NATO look to expand cooperation at sea, in cyberspace

Jul 6, 2017

Japan, NATO look to expand cooperation at sea, in cyberspace

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and North Atlantic Treaty Organization Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg affirmed Thursday in Brussels that Japan and NATO should expand their existing cooperation, particularly in maritime security and cybersecurity. "By further strengthening cooperation between Japan and NATO, we must make solid the ...

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, such ...

'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 white ...