EU-Japan Business Roundtable 2013 Recommendations

The EU-Japan Business Round Table (BRT) held its 15th annual meeting in Paris during April 2013. Business leaders from Japan and Europe gathered to discuss ways in which government action can facilitate cross investment and improve the EU-Japan business environment. The recommendations were submitted to the EU and Japanese governments and covers various disciplines including ICT and big data.

Read More

2013 Joint Ministerial Statement of the ASEAN-Japan Ministerial Policy Meeting on Cybersecurity Cooperation

In October 2013, the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) joined the NISC and MIC in participating in the 6th Japan-ASEAN Information and Security Policy Meeting in Manila, Philippines. This document summarizes the outcomes of this conference and highlights measures to strengthen global cooperation in cyber security.

Read More

2013 NISC Japan Cyber Security Strategy

This is the fourth in a series of reports released by the National Security Information Center (NISC).   While earlier reports focused on the user concerns or the economic impact of the cyber threat, the emphasis in the new document is squarely on the national security implications of the threat.  The report also takes up for the first time the “Internet of Things,” indicating a keen awareness that Japan’s highly advanced ICT infrastructure and the sensor networks it depends on may be more vulnerable to cyber disruption than in any other country.

Read More