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Kyushu and US Collaborate on Cybersecurity Enhancement

A new initiative to bolster cybersecurity has been announced by a consortium of Kyushu-based companies and universities, in collaboration with the U.S. Consulate in Fukuoka. The announcement was made in Fukuoka City by U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Rahm Emanuel, and Yuji Oie, chairman of the Kyushu Security Symposium Executive Committee (KYUSEC). Both parties have been conducting cybersecurity seminars since last year and now plan to expand their collaboration to include more companies and universities from both regions. This initiative aims to strengthen cybersecurity measures and develop talent through expert exchange programs and shared security tools. The partnership highlights Kyushu’s growing importance in the global semiconductor industry and its exposure to cyber threats. Source: NHK

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Published: Jun 18, 2024 / Last Updated: Jun 18, 2024

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