Business

September 18, 2012

Boeing, Sojitz to pursue cybersecurity business in Japan

Boeing and Sojitz Corporation, a global trading company, have agreed to work together to offer advanced cybersecurity solutions in Japan to help protect critical government, civil and commercial information technology infrastructure.

The agreement calls for Boeing to provide advanced network and data analysis tools, cybersecurity training and simulation platforms, and network protection solutions. Boeing will provide training to support Japan’s need for more cybersecurity experts. Sojitz will contribute its Japanese market expertise, information technology professionals and strong local partnerships.

“Boeing has advanced technologies and an impressive history in cybersecurity,” said Koichi Yamaguchi, Sojitz general manager of aerospace. “Sojitz and Boeing will offer complete solutions to help defend Japan’s information technology infrastructure from sophisticated, evolving and persistent cyber attacks.”

Boeing’s advanced cybersecurity portfolio includes a range of products and services designed to improve information security defenses. Boeing solutions are used by the U.S. Intelligence Community, defense agencies, global governments and critical infrastructure providers.

“This agreement further strengthens Boeing’s 60-year relationship with Japan as we and Sojitz work together to meet the country’s growing need for information and infrastructure protection,” said Bryan Palma, Boeing vice president, Secure Infrastructure Group.

 




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