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IT Federation established Cyber Security Committee

The largest IT-related organization in Japan, the chairman of the head of the Kyoto Computer Academy (KCG), Kyoto University of Information Studies (KCGI) On the 26th, the “Cyber Security Committee” (Chairperson: Masahiro Shimomura IT Federation Director) was established to promote cyber security measures.At the symposium held on the same day, Hasegawa said, “The threat in cyberspace is expanding and becoming more sophisticated.I want to work together to ensure safety and security. "

With the development of information and communication technology, societal and economic activities are becoming cloud, mobile, and IoT, and data is collected, analyzed, and utilized in various industries. The threats in cyberspace are both increasing in mass.The IT Federation shared a number of issues, such as the rapid increase in cyber attacks, as a federation of IT-related organizations, and established this committee for the purpose of taking countermeasures and improving existing initiatives.It is no exaggeration to say that this is a public-private organization that deals with information security from a global perspective while maintaining a close relationship with Interpol (the International Criminal Police Organization).

The Cyber Security Committee promotes necessary measures through conferences where stakeholders in the cyber field share information, holding seminars that encourage cyber security exercises, and evaluating companies that are actively taking measures. It is a policy.The establishment of the committee by the IT Federation also paid attention to media, and various newspapers such as the Nihon Keizai Shimbun electronic edition reported.

IT Federation was established in 2016.It is Japan's largest association of IT-related organizations, consisting of 54 organizations nationwide, with approximately 5,000 corporate members and approximately 4 million employees.We aim to achieve the world's highest level of IT society by proactively making proposals to the government in the IT industry, and promoting IT education and IT human resource development.