The Personal Information Protection Commission (Japan) (個人情報保護委員会, Kojin jōhō hogo iinkai, PPC) is a Japanese government commission charged with the protection of personal information. It was established on 1 January 2016 to replace the Specific Personal Information Protection Commission. The...
The National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity (内閣サイバーセキュリティセンター NISC) is a government institute established by the Japanese government in the Cabinet Secretariat in 2015. Its predecessor was the Information Security Measures Pro
The Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training (独立行政法人労働政策研究・研修機構, Rōdō seisaku kenkyū kenshū kikō, JILPT) is an Independent Administrative Institution under the supervision of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. The institute is concerned wit
The Reconstruction Agency (復興庁) is an administrative body of the Cabinet of Japan established on February 2, 2012 to coordinate reconstruction activities related to the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami and Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.
The Japan Atomic Energy Agency ( (日本原子力研究開発機構) was formed in 2005 by a merger of two previous semi-governmental organizations. While it inherited the activities of both PNC and JAERI, it also inherited the nickname of JAERI, "Genken" 原研, an abbreviated wo
The Japan Coast Guard (海上保安庁 Kaijō Hoan-chō), founded 1948 as the Maritime Safety Agency is the Japanese coast guard. It comprises about 12,000 personnel, is under the oversight of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, and is respon