Responding to cyber attacks To establish a council in collaboration with companies and economic groups June 30 18:23
Following the unfolding of large-scale cyber attacks against major domestic electronics manufacturers, a council was established to tackle cyber security measures in collaboration with companies and economic groups, and We plan to provide information sharing and support for small and medium-sized enterprises that are lagging behind.
At the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, a study group on cyber security was held on the 30th, and Hitachi, NTT top management, etc. attended.
Among them, Deputy Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Matsumoto said, "It is difficult to properly respond to cyber attacks by the efforts of a single company," and proposed the establishment of a new council to deal with the countermeasures, and it was approved. It was.
In addition to sharing information on cyber-attacks with economic groups and industry groups, the council will also support small and medium-sized enterprises, whose measures are behind in comparison with large enterprises.
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) can promptly publicize any damage that may affect the outside due to a series of large-scale cyber attacks against Mitsubishi Electric, NEC, etc. Companies are requested to report any concerns about the leakage of important technical information.
Recently, cyber security measures have become an urgent task for Japanese companies, as the methods are becoming more sophisticated, such as attacks through weak business partners and overseas bases.