2021.08.24 Press release

--To the press -

FRONTEO and Professor Satoru Tezuka, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University, start joint research to formulate security guidelines for handling / sharing confidential information, which is the basis of digital security.

Masahiro Morimoto, President and CEO
東京 都 港区 港 南 2-12-23
(Code number: 2158 TSE Mothers)

FRONTEO Inc. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Masahiro Morimoto, hereinafter FRONTEO) is handling confidential information in collaboration with our strategic advisor Satoru Tezuka (Professor, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University). We are pleased to announce that we have begun research into the development of security guidelines for sharing.


In the statement of the Japan-US Summit Meeting in April 2021, "further strengthening of the Japan-US alliance" was coordinated.In order to strengthen the Japan-US alliance, we will realize security (digital security) using a digital system that requires a high degree of security for exchanging confidential information and accessing and storing that information. , It is necessary to establish an environment where confidential security information can be shared safely and securely with the United States and other countries, and to build strong mutual cooperation.

In the United States, there is an Executive Order (EO) 13526 that strictly stipulates how to handle sensitive information in the federal government's digital system and its related security clearance, and the world's best digital system is being built.


・ Data classification in the United States (EO13526)

Classified Information

Top Secret



Controlled Unclassified Information

Unclassified Information

It stipulates which qualified person can access what level of data.


・ Security clearance

Qualifications at each level are required for access to the three categories of confidential information (confidential / confidential / confidential) by US federal officials and civilians who have an employment relationship with the US federal government.The federal government conducts background checks on the hiring and promotion of employees (and contract employees) at three levels: credentials, aptitude, and qualifications to see if they are in the right position.Each ministry and agency designates positions related to national security and applies these standards.This system is called a security clearance.



【research summary】

In this joint research, he has been involved in regulatory reform and digital policy formation for many years as a cyber security expert, and has been involved in the design and promotion of trust service systems based on cooperation with the United States and EU countries through the construction of the My Number system. Based on Mr. Tezuka's knowledge, we aim to gain a foothold in formulating guidelines for data classification in Japan based on data classification and the situation of data classification in the United States, thereby contributing to the promotion of digital security. is.


・ FRONTEOEconomic Security Solution https://osint.fronteo.com/

FRONTEO utilizes the original AI "KIBIT" that mainly analyzes text and the AI ​​"Concept Encoder (trademark conceptencoder)" that also supports analysis of text and numerical data, and it is meaningful for users from a huge amount of data. We have developed solutions to extract information and have been working to solve social issues.Its application range is expanding not only to the legal tech field, which has been a business since its founding, but also to the business intelligence and life science fields.By applying the natural language processing technology cultivated in this way and the AI ​​technology developed independently, we will provide economic security solutions that can contribute to the strategic thinking and decision making of organizations.


・ FRONTEO  URL: https://www.fronteo.com/

FRONTEO uses the in-house developed AI engine "KIBIT" and "concept encoder" specializing in natural language processing to extract meaningful and important information from a huge amount of text data to support corporate business. A data analysis company. Since its establishment in August 2003, it has been expanding globally to Japan, the United States, South Korea, and Taiwan, focusing on legal tech businesses such as "e-discovery (electronic discovery)" and "digital forensic investigation" that support international litigation of companies. Has been deployed.Based on the AI ​​technology cultivated in the legal tech business, we expanded the business field to the life science field, business intelligence field, and economic security from 8, and by using AI to "turn text data into knowledge" , Drug discovery support, dementia diagnosis support, financial / personnel / sales support, etc., contributing to solving various corporate issues. Listed on TSE Mothers on June 2014, 2007. January 6, 26 Obtained a first-class medical device manufacturing and sales license (permit number: 2021B1X13).The capital is 13 thousand yen (as of March 1, 10350).


* FRONTEO, KIBIT, and concept encoder are registered trademarks of FRONTEO in Japan.

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