Federal Cybersecurity Initiatives Demand Vigilance of Communication and Energy Infrastructure Owners and Operators

Federal Cybersecurity Initiatives Demand Vigilance of Communication and Energy Infrastructure Owners and Operators

Cybersecurity initiatives are moving rapidly within the federal government and require owners and operators of critical infrastructure – including in particular Communication and Energy Systems, and those who supply and service them – to remain vigilant in managing cybersecurity risks.

The Diet Has Spoken: Japanese Lawmakers Approve Internet-Enabled Political Campaigning

By | Socially Aware Blog | June 12, 2013
The Diet Has Spoken: Japanese Lawmakers Approve Internet-Enabled Political Campaigning

In February 2013, we reported on legislative momentum in the Japanese Diet to bring Japan’s sixty-year-old election laws into the brave new world of Web 2.0. On April 19, 2013, that reform effort came to fruition, when a bill permitting the use of the Internet during election campaign periods passed both Houses of the legislature—just in time for the upcoming Upper House poll in July.