Business / Corporate Sep 10, 2014

Benesse to revamp data security after massive data leak

The Benesse group on Wednesday outlined its new data security setup, which the company says will bolster customer information protection after it was embroiled in Japan's biggest-ever data theft. Benesse Holdings Inc. and its group company Benesse Corp. said they will send a ¥500 cash ...

National Jul 15, 2014

Data leak highlights shortcomings

by Mami Maruko

The massive data leak of private information on millions of Benesse Holdings customers has highlighted Japanese firms' inadequate security measures, revealing just how easily data can be taken outside of an organization by employees. The huge amount of data leaked — which could affect as ...