The National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for
Cybersecurity (NISC) is a Japanese government body that
establishes standards for cybersecurity for government
agencies. One of the documents NISC created for Japanese
government and related agencies to outline steps that should
be taken for the enhancement of information security is the
"Common Standards for Information Security Measures for
In order to help customers understand how we support
compliance with the NISC’s common standards (2018 edition),
a NISC whitepaper.
Third-party compliance programs such
as ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27017,
and ISO/IEC 27018 certifications
map to many of the regulations described in the whitepaper.