- Assuring the security and reliability of social IT services and systems
- Strengthening international competitiveness
- Cultivating highly skilled world-class IT human resources
Four Principal Fields
- Creating a Secure and Reliable IT-based Society
IT Security / Software Engineering
Today, preventing IT trouble is an issue for society as a whole. IPA aims to realize a secure IT-based society
through improved security measures and software development.
- Creating a Better IT Future
IT Human Resources Development
A skilled workforce is integral to improving Japanís international competitiveness in IT. IPA continues to
cultivate human resources through holding information processing engineer exams, adopting IT engineer
expertise standards and collaborating with the industrial and academic sectors.
- Supporting SMEs
Strengthen Development Ability of Small
and Medium IT Enterprises / Improve IT Capabilities of Small and Medium Enterprises
Small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the power source behind Japanese industry. IPA supports the increased competitiveness of IT-related SMEs and provides information on improving the use of IT in SMEs.
- Connecting Japanese IT with the World
International Cooperation, Promoting Open Standards, and Strengthening Competitiveness
IT networks now routinely cross international borders.
IPA works to deepen cooperation with other nations in security measures and to bring Japanese technology
and procedures up to international standards.