Cybersecurity: Preparing the Workforce

Date: March 2-3, 2017

This two-day conference jointly hosted by Keio University and Sasakawa USA in Tokyo explored the human talent component of Cybersecurity, focusing on education, training, and use cases while discussing exciting innovative technology and policy.

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Into the Gray Zone: Cybersecurity report rollout featured in the news

Categories: Cyber beat, In the News, Sasakawa USA Blog

U.S. policymakers are moving too slowly in dealing with the dynamic threat from cyberspace, Sasakawa USA’s Adm. Dennis Blair said October 31 at an event rolling out the publication of “Into the Gray Zone: The Private Sector and Active Defense against Cyber Threats.”

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It’s time to treat Bitcoin ransom as stolen goods

Author: William "Bud" Roth

Categories: Cyber beat, Sasakawa USA Blog

There has been a lot of legal debate about whether Bitcoin is a currency, a security, or a commodity. That judgement will ultimately determine whether Bitcoins used to pay ransom are treated as stolen money (fungible) or stolen goods (reclaimable). Law enforcement should treat Bitcoin as a commodity and, in doing so, the victims of ransomware who pay would have recourse against all future owners of the ransomed Bitcoins to reclaim them.

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Chairman’s Message: Continued cooperation between U.S. and Japan needed to strengthen cybersecurity

Author: Admiral Dennis Blair

Categories: Chairman's Message

The information technology revolution continues to transform the way people in the U.S. and Japan live their lives, the way businesses operate in both countries, and the way both countries protect their national security. The convenience, precision, and usefulness of information are dramatically improving as more personal, corporate, and government information and processes move to

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