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Capital Markets & IT -lakyara

Financial institutions are under constant pressure to reduce costs, improve operational efficiency, adapt to regulatory changes and grow their business. NRI believes that a combination financial knowledge and information technology are crucial to the industry’s growth and development. Through our lakyara reports, NRI identifies the various capital markets and IT issues impacting our clients and the future of their business.
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May. 2015

Financial Infrastructure

Information security safeguards required for new ID number system - Recent revisions to guidelines for protection of personal information -

Jun Tsutsumi

Japan's forthcoming national ID number system will require companies that handle identifying personal information (information that can identify a specific individual) to upgrade their information security beyond existing confidential information controls. This report provides an overview of recent revisions to various guidelines for protection of identifying personal information and discusses requirements for highlevel safeguards.