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Date : July 4, 2019

Protecting Japan from Increasing Cyber Attacks—Current State of and Issues for Cybersecurity (Mr. Tomoo Yamauchi, Deputy Director-General, NISC, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of Japan)

post date : 2019.06.10

On April 1, the National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity (NISC) launched the Cybersecurity Council for public-private cooperation on sharing knowledge of different types of cyberattacks and methods to prevent them. To prepare for major events such as the G20 Summit being held in Osaka in June, the 7th Tokyo International Conference of Africa's Development (TICAD) at the end of August, the Rugby World Cup beginning in September, and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, measures are being rapidly introduced to protect important infrastructure such as the power grid and airports from cyberattacks.


The FPCJ has invited Mr. Tomoo Yamauchi, Deputy Director-General of the NISC, to discuss the current state of Japan’s cybersecurity and future issues.


Date: July 4 (Thurs), 2019, 14:00-15:30

Briefer: Mr. Tomoo Yamauchi, Deputy Director-General, National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity (NISC), Cabinet Secretariat, Government of Japan

Place: Foreign Press Center Japan (6th floor, Nippon Press Center Bldg)

Language: Japanese (with consecutive English interpretation)

【Reservation required: 40 openings available】 Due to the size of the venue, please apply in advance.  


*Embassy representatives and FPCJ supporting members may also attend the briefing as observers (admission free).

  In principle, only one person will be accepted from each organization.
  If all openings have been filled, your application may be rejected.
  Please note that FPCJ will not reply to your application, unless NO openings are available.
  Thank you for your understanding.

*No car park is available. Please use a nearby car park if you come by car.

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