2021.09.28 Press release

--To the press -

Started joint research with FRONTEO and Professor Katsuya Tamai of the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo on the impact of economic security risk on companies.With a view to publishing as a report

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 Katsuya Tamai (Professor, Advanced Science and Technology Research Center, University of Tokyo / Professor, Department of Comprehensive Law, Faculty of Economics, Shinshu University) ), We are pleased to announce that we have started joint research on the impact of economic security risks on companies, such as human rights risks in the supply chain, M & A risks in shareholder control relationships, and the actual situation of leakage of cutting-edge technology information.The research results will be published in the form of a report in collaboration with the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo.


back ground

Due to the recent battle for technology hegemony between the United States and China, companies are under pressure to formulate the best technology and business strategies for their own while grasping the regulations of the United States, China, and Europe.In response to the intensifying trend of the world situation, such as the establishment of departments bearing the word "economic security" in various companies and ministries, the movement to realize "security" by "economy" is progressing, and recently human rights. Some companies have taken specific risks, such as risks, M & A risks, and information leaks of cutting-edge technology, as issues and are working on countermeasures.


In July 2021, FRONTEO welcomed Mr. Tamai as a strategic advisor, and Mr. Tamai gave a legal and risk perspective on the acquisition and analysis of advanced technical information toward the formulation of management and handling methods for advanced technical information. By receiving advice, we aim to develop more practical solutions and expand existing solutions.



research summary

In this joint research, Tamai has been involved in research on legislative policy and industry-academia collaboration for many years as an expert in intellectual property law, and in recent years has been working on economic security policy from the perspective of legal development and risk countermeasures related to advanced technology management. Based on his knowledge, FRONTEO will analyze the vast amount of open source data by utilizing the supply chain and shareholder control network analysis solutions that have already been provided.Ultimately, we aim to jointly publish it as a report and contribute to the promotion of risk countermeasures for Japanese companies.


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

FRONTEO utilizes the original AI "KIBIT" that mainly analyzes text and the AI ​​"Concept Encoder (trademark: concept encoder, reading: concept encoder)" that also supports analysis of text and numerical data. We have been working on solving social issues by developing solutions that extract information that is meaningful to users from vast amounts of data.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.


(Left) Katsuya Tamai (Right) Masahiro Morimoto


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

FRONTEO uses the self-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, with a focus 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 business license (permit number: 2021B1X13), and notified the managed medical device sales business in April of the same year (notification number: 13 Minato Misei Equipment No. 1).The capital is 10350 thousand yen (as of March 4, 3).


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


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