Standards

Nikkei Report: Japan Becomes the International Standard in Cloud Safety

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) announced that it would match the safety requirements for cloud services with the Japanese standards by October 2015. The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) also announced that during March it would revise its safety requirements for cloud services based on a provider’s ability to backup or

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Nikkei Report: Big Data and Legislative Reform

The Japanese government is preparing a new law to handle big data concerns and harmonize with international standards. To oversee the transition and enforce compliance with the new level of standards, the government will create a third-party institution to administer the regulation of personal information, allowing for greater privacy protection for consumers and ease-of-access to data for companies. Leaders in

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