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 ...

Distribution of My Number cards begins in Tokyo's Itabashi Ward

Jan 9, 2016

Distribution of My Number cards begins in Tokyo's Itabashi Ward

Tokyo’s Itabashi Ward on Friday became one of the first municipalities in the nation to start issuing the My Number identification card for social security and taxation services. To promote the new system, the central government has secured funds for issuing up to 30 ...