June 28, 2005
In January 2004, IPA/ISEC has restructured its organization. At this time, 75 staffs, including 28 guest researchers and 13 assistant staff, are working.
/ISEC: IT SEcurity Center
/* Information Service Activities */
/PG: Planning Group
/GAG: Global Alｌiance Group
/VUAC: Virus & Unauthorized Access Countermeasures Group
/* Secure Infrastructure Promotion Activities */
/LAB: Security Engineering Laboratory
/CRYPT : Cryptography research group
/ISCO: Information Security Certification Office
We provide information regarding Information Security as public service mainly in Japanese.
Mission of VUAC (Virus & Unauthorized Access Countermeasures Group)
Our mission is to keep track of damages caused by computer viruses and unauthorized computer accesses and to provide the countermeasure information regarding viruses and unauthorized computer accesses.
We are promoting secure information infrastructure and helping METI's information security policy.
Mission of LAB (Security Engineering Laboratory)
Our mission is to provide practical solutions to technical problems regarding to software security.
Mission of CRYPT (Cryptography research group)
Our mission is to conduct cryptographic research and evaluation. At present, CRYPT is working on CRYPTREC project in cooperation with NICT.
Mission of ISCO (Information Security Certification Office)
We conduct ISO/IEC 15408 based certification schime, which is called JISEC.