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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Cloud cybersecurity, future development focus of panel with Sasakawa USA’s Roth

Categories: Cyber beat, Sasakawa USA Blog

Sasakawa USA’s William “Bud” Roth recently participated as an expert panelist in the 2016 Asia Forum’s Cyber Security and Privacy series hosted by the Cyber Law Centre at Korea University in Seoul. Roth, Sasakawa USA’s non-resident fellow for cybersecurity, joined government officials, academic experts, and business leaders from Japan and Korea at the conference, in addition to international speakers from Hong Kong and Singapore. The theme of the conference was “security and privacy for cloud computing in the Digital Age.”

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Cybersecurity Spotlight: Global security companies gather at Keio University

Author: The Journal

Categories: In the News

Before delivering a keynote address at a cybersecurity conference at Keio University in May, Sasakawa USA’s Admiral Dennis Blair said his goals were two-fold: “to strengthen U.S.–Japan bilateral ties by finding issues of common interest and working together to solve them, and to make tangible contributions towards the actual resolution of same.” Blair’s comments were

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The Roots and Realities of Japan’s Cyber-Nationalism

Author: Furuya Tsunehira

Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com

The prevalence of anti-Korean and anti-Chinese hate speech on Japanese websites has raised concerns about the spread of a virulent strain of right-wing cyber-nationalism in Japan. Furuya Tsunehira traces the rise of Japan’s “Internet right-wingers” and dispels some myths about their identity and potential impact.

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The Birth and Evolution of the Internet in Japan

Author: Murai Jun

Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com

This article is available through a partnership between Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA and Nippon.com. Article was originally written and published in Japanese on October 9, 2015. For original posting, click here.  A leading figure of computer science, often called the father of Japan’s Internet, elucidates the development and spread of the Internet in Japan and

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