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Japan-US Cooperation: A Vision for Collaboration in Cyberspace to Ensure Peace and Security across the Asia Pacific

Date and Time

Friday, September 18, 2015 11:00am-12:30pm

Venue

2000 M Street, NW Washington, D.C. 20036

Abstract

Cyber threats are a clear and present danger around the globe. With daily news reports of cyber-attacks on government, military, private sector, and even individual information technology (IT) infrastructures, no one is immune. In Japan—which is located in what is often described as “the world’s wildest cyber region” of East Asia—the Japanese Diet passed the Cyber Security Basic Act last year and the Government of Japan has just adopted and released its new “Cyber Security Strategy” . Further, the Japanese and U.S. governments have allied themselves to tackle these IT challenges through bilateral dialogues and many other channels. Japan-U.S. cyber security cooperation is critical in dealing with increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks. This event will evaluate cyber incidents in East Asia and explore possible counter measures to ensure the continued peace and security of the Asia Pacific region.

*This event is free and open to the public.

Moderator

Roy Kamphausen, The National Bureau of Asian Research(NBR)

Speaker

Motohiro Tsuchiya, Professor, Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University

Discussant:

Robert G. Sheldon, Adjunct Fellow, Strategic Technologies Program,
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Co-host by

The National Bureau of Asian Research
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Embassy of Japan
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