— Latest update: February 2022 —
Japan is one of the leading countries in the commercial application of information and communications technologies since the early 1980’s, but today they are considered one of the weaker countries out of 15 global powers when it comes to cybersecurity. Japan does have some (potential) strengths in some categories, but significant weaknesses in others. In the last decade, Japan has been making efforts and now has a well-developed approach to the governance of cyberspace. The 2020s will be important for Japan as the world enters an era of the “new normal” and digital society.
How can EU IoT manufacturers be successful on the Japanese market?The IoT market in Japan is growing very quickly and will become a dominating part of the ICT industry. This will open up opportunities
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