ISEC/ISG (Information Service Group) provides information regarding Information Security as public service mainly in Japanese. At the restructuring in May 2001, the former Anti-Virus activity and Responding to Network Intrusion activity were made included in ISG's information service.
In case we recognize serious security risk has realized and its effect is broad within Japanese domain, Emergency Response Taskforce will be organized in ISEC/ISG and it has important mission to issue alerts in Japanese.
We are providing up-to-date information about Best Current Practice for information security on this web server mainly in Japanese. These information are provided for both IT venders and IT users. To make IT users aware of security issues we are adapting target-based approach. We have separated pages for senior management, administrators and end-users. We also have a page for SOHO environment, small offices and home users in Japanese.IPA/ISEC has contributed in the development of the following guidelines.
Computer virus prevention guidelines (Issued in 1990 and last amended in 2000)
Unauthorized computer access prevention guidelines (Issued in 1996)
Best Current Practice for IT users in Japan
The Seven Basic Anti-Virus Measures for PC Users (Last updated in April 2001)
The Five Instructions When Opening Attachment Files (Issued in June 2000)
The Dangers of Downloading (Last updated in July 2001)
Issuing monthly report of received incidents
Providing Telephone based service in Japanese (10:00-12:00, 13:30-17:00 JST; Monday-Friday)
Providing Email based service (Monday-Friday)
Japanese translation of security related IETF RFCs (Japanese)
Preparing educational contents about Secure programming
ISO/IEC IS 15408 (Common Criteria): dealt by IPG(Infrastructure Promotion Group)
SSE-CMM: dealt by IPG(Infrastructure Promotion Group)