The 9th International Cybersecurity Symposium, "Cybersecurity: Trusted Digital Society for Multilateral Economy"
December 19, 2019
The 9th International Cybersecurity Symposium, "Cybersecurity: Trusted Digital Society for Multilateral Economy," was held over the two days of Wednesday, December 11 and Thursday, December 12 at the West School Building Hall and other venues at Mita Campus.
To open the proceedings, Professor Jun Murai of the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Professor David Farber, Distinguished Professor and Co-Director of the Cyber Civilization Research Center, and President Akira Haseyama, gave addresses and introduced cybersecurity initiatives at Keio University. Subsequently, Japan’s Minister of Defense Taro Kono stood to deliver an address on the importance of ITC networks and his hopes for the symposium.
At the current symposium, there was a focus on "multilateral" discussions, and experts from Japan, the United States, Great Britain, the EU, Israel, Australia, and elsewhere came together to exchange opinions on statuses in their respective countries as well as the important challenges, through keynote speeches and comprehensive panels. Next, parallel sessions by theme, including those on Society 5.0, supply chains, and best practice, served to deepen the discussions.
At the venue, many participants from Japan and overseas gathered, including ambassadors of respective countries, government officials, and industry players, which produced lively interactions.
Address by Professor Jun Murai, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies