Author: Krista Auchenbach and Daniel Kliman
Categories: Sasakawa USA Forum
Sasakawa USA Forum Issue No. 16
The great and increasing importance of the cyber domain in strategic competition makes a pressing need for Japan to advance its cyber-security and technology entrepreneurship development. Japan lags behind other major economies in this regard due to particular characteristics of its business environment and a lack of ways to develop talent for key cyber jobs. However, Japan is in a unique position to leverage its existing public-private ties, already tech-savvy population, and the upcoming Tokyo Olympics to develop its cyber and entrepreneurial capacities.
Fifth Annual Security Forum focused on ties between U.S. and Japan in time of many Northeast Asia security challenges
Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog
Sasakawa USA’s Fifth Annual Security Forum focused on ties between the United States and Japan in a time of many security challenges in Northeast Asia and globally. The day-long conference, held May 2, 2018 at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, DC, attracted nearly 300 attendees from the private sector, NGOs, academia, the media, and more.
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Categories: Asia on Air
In this episode of Asia on Air, Lin Wells II and Rick Ledgett stopped by to share with us their thoughts on how the cybersecurity community is poised to deal with threats such as phishing e-mails and state sponsored cyberattacks.
Sasakawa USA and Keio University will co-host a symposium on cybersecurity March 28-30 at Keio University, Mita Campus, in Tokyo. “Cybersecurity: Corporate Decision-Making to Prepare a Trusted Global Supply Chain” will explore developments in corporate efforts to manage cybersecurity risk in global supply chains.
On January 22, Sasakawa USA held a special roundtable discussion with participants of the December 2017 Sasakawa USA Emerging Experts Delegation (SEED) trip to Japan who were selected in partnership with the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). The roundtable centered on “Cybersecurity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Challenges and Opportunities in Japan” and the discussion was led by two of the SEED delegates.