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METI Compiles Results of the Call for Public Comments on the Draft Cyber/Physical Security Framework

October 1, 2018

From April 27 (Fri.) to May 28 (Mon.), 2018, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) called for public comments on draft guidelines titled “Cyber/Physical Security Framework” and received many replies. METI hereby announces the summary of the comments and its future approaches to them.

METI greatly appreciates your cooperation in sending your comments.

1. Outline

On February 7, 2018, METI launched a Working Group (WG) 1 (Systems, Technologies and Standardization) under the Study Group for Industrial Cybersecurity and started a series of discussions concerning a framework for cyber/physical security measures, aiming to achieve secured cybersecurity in overall supply chains in society under the Society 5.0 policy and the Connected Industries policy. Since then, WG1 held discussions on the framework in order to formulate guidelines for cybersecurity titled “Cyber/Physical Security Framework.”

Concerning the draft of the framework, from April 27 (Fri.) to May 28 (Mon.), 2018, METI called for public comments from a wide variety of people and received over 300 comments from inside and outside Japan. METI hereby announces that it compiled a summary of the comments and its future approaches to them.

METI greatly appreciates your cooperation in sending your comments to us. Based on the comments, METI will continue to advance efforts to finalize the Cyber/Physical Security Framework.

2. Processes for conducting the call

(1) Period of the call

(2) Media used for the call

(3) How to submit comments

3. Results of the call

Number of comments received: 318 (245 in Japanese; 73 in English)

4. Summary of the comments and METI’s approaches thereto

5. Related document

6. Reference

Division in Charge

Cybersecurity Division, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau

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