Japan eyes Israeli cyber security technology

     Japanese companies are exploring business opportunities in Israel. They are taking part in a cybersecurity exhibition in Tel Aviv, looking to collaborate with local firms.      More than 250 companies, including global IT businesses and local ventures, are at Cybertech 2016. Israel is known as a leader in the field of cybersecurity.…

Health Ministry website reopens

     The website of Japan’s health ministry has reopened after being inaccessible for more than 15 hours.      The website went down at around 9:30 on Monday evening. It resumed service at 12:48 PM on Tuesday.      A person claiming to be a member of the international hacker group Anonymous posted a…

Japan’s health ministry website downed

The website of Japan’s health ministry has been disrupted since Monday night.      Ministry officials say the website became inaccessible at around 9:30 PM.      They say they were also prevented from sending or receiving e-mails through their system for about 4 hours through early Tuesday morning.      About 30 minutes after…

Japan to strengthen cybersecurity

The Japanese government has approved a new plan to strengthen its cybersecurity. Members of the government’s Cybersecurity Strategic Headquarters met at the prime minister’s office on Monday. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, who chairs the headquarters, stressed the need to strengthen Japan’s measures against cyber-attacks ahead of the Ise-Shima G-7 summit in May and the…