U.S.-Japan cooperation in defense, trade, and cybersecurity discussed at Fourth Annual Security Forum

Author: Hayley Aron

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

Sasakawa USA’s Fourth Annual Security Forum brought together government officials, academics, and security experts for a day-long conference on Asian security within the context of the U.S.-Japan alliance. The event provided diverse views on challenging issues with panel discussions on topics such as congressional views on trade, U.S.-Japan defense policies, the North Korean threat, and cybersecurity cooperation.

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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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Ten tools every cyber cop needs

Author: William "Bud" Roth

Categories: Cyber beat

What tools are necessary for law enforcement officers to successfully convict cybercriminals? In this presentation, William “Bud” Roth, Non-Resident Fellow for Cybersecurity at Sasakawa USA, details a capability assessment model for computer crime.

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Smart Grids and Cybersecurity

Date: December 2, 2016

Sasakawa USA, in partnership with the James E. Auer U.S.-Japan Center, brought together private and public sector experts from both the United States and Japan for an off-the record discussion of common challenges in cybersecurity and energy. The group addressed issues including cybersecurity threats, modernizing electric grids to integrate conventional and renewable sources of electricity, expanding use of energy storage and distributed generation, and responding seamlessly to disruptions.

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