Information Security

Basic Approach

With the recognition of the importance of information security, KOITO ensures the protection of personal information and confidential information based on the Information Security Policy while implementing proper information security measures to realize safe and thorough management.

Information Security Policy

 KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. ("KOITO") recognizes that the appropriate management of information is a critical management issue, and has formulated an "Information Security Policy" to gain the trust of customers and society at all times. KOITO intends, from now on, to comply with this Information Security Policy, maintaining and improving information security by protecting information assets from various threats and handling information appropriately.

  1. Establishment of information security management system
     KOITO has appointed a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and established an information security management system that enables prompt implementation of security information measures, to gain the trust from the society at all times. This management system shall be reviewed and improved regularly. With this CISO and management system, KOITO makes every possible effort to protect all information assets held by us and comply with laws, regulations, and other rules related to information security.
  2. Development of internal information security-related rules
     KOITO develops internal rules based on our Information Security Policy to have a clear policy for the handling of not only personal information but also all other information assets, and makes all employees and business partners fully aware of KOITO's strict measures against information leaks etc.
  3. Implementation of appropriate information security measures
     KOITO implements organizational, physical, technological, and personal security management measures so that information assets of KOITO are not subjected to unauthorized access, destruction, leakage, or alteration. These measures shall be adjusted and adapted to changes when technological and social needs arise.
  4. Implementation of internal information security audits
     KOITO regularly conducts internal information security audits to verify that security measures are functioning effectively in the course of business operations, in accordance with relevant laws and internal regulations and rules.
  5. Enhancement of information security literacy
     KOITO provides thorough security education/training to employees etc. so that all people dealing with our information assets perform their duties with information security literacy. KOITO also continues to provide its employees with education/training to respond to ever-changing circumstances.
April, 2020

Hiroshi Mihara
President and COO
KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.

Organization for Information Security Activities

The KOITO Group's information security is managed by the Information System Department, along with General Affairs Department and Compliance Promotion Office. All Company computers and networks are monitored on a daily basis. Furthermore, each department periodically checks for information security risks and implements a PDCA cycle to continuously improve security.

Information Security Measures

In order to reinforce our information security to protect information from cyberattacks, KOITO has established internal regulations based on its Information Security Policy and is implementing various cyber security measures. We are seeking to build a strategic information management system that not only appropriately manages confidential and personal information, but also manages and utilizes intellectual property and other intangible assets.