Yoshio Ishizaka, who has served as Vice President of Toyota Motor Corporation & President of Toyota Motor Sales in the US, joins Cyber Security Cloud’s Board of Directors

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Cyber Security Cloud, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mr. Yoshio Ishizaka, who has served as Executive Vice President of Toyota Motor Corporation and President of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., has been appointed as an outside director of the Company, effective March 27, 2020.

"We are confident that Mr. Ishizaka will be able to provide us with useful advice on our products and global business expansion based on his management skills and knowledge of overseas operations cultivated at Toyota Motor Corporation," says Hikaru Ohno, President & CEO of Cyber Security Cloud, Inc.

Background and Objective
In recent years, the number of cyber-attacks is on the rise and the threat of cyber-attacks on enterprises has become a serious issue with direct implications on business risk. Against this backdrop, CSC provides web application security services that leverage world-leading cyber threat intelligence and AI technology.

And now, CSC has invited Mr. Yoshio Ishizaka, who has achieved great success at Toyota Motor Corporation under strict governance and has experience in global business expansion centered on North America, to join our Board of Directors in order to further improve our services and contribute to the information revolution. By doing so, CSC plans to work harder than ever to strengthen its governance and provide its customers with services that help create a secure cyberspace, not only in Japan but around the world.

■ Comment by Mr. Hikaru Ohno, President, and CEO of Cyber Security Cloud, Inc.
It is a great pleasure to welcome Mr. Yoshio Ishizaka, a leading figure in the global automotive industry, to join our team as an outside director of our company. We are confident that he will be able to provide us with useful advice on our products and global business expansion based on his management skills and knowledge of overseas operations cultivated at Toyota Motor Corporation. In addition, Mr. Ishizaka's appointment will further strengthen the company's governance and enable it to provide even higher quality services as a listed company.

■ Comment by Mr. Yoshio Ishizaka
I am pleased to be appointed as an outside director of Cyber Security Cloud. As IoT, 5G, and the Internet becomes indispensable in our lives, we are also becoming more and more familiar with the dangers of the Internet. In response to the increasing cyber-attacks around the world in recent years, I decided to take up this position because I strongly empathize with the Cyber Security Cloud's philosophy of creating a secure cyberspace that people around the world can use safely. In the future, I would like to make use of the experience I have gained at Toyota to contribute to the further growth of the Cyber Security Cloud, which was listed on the stock exchange on March 26, 2020, and to the preservation of an Internet environment that customers can use with a peace of mind.

【Mr. Yoshio Ishizaka's Bio】
Born in 1940. After graduating from Hitotsubashi University's Faculty of Law, he joined Toyota Motor Corporation.
After serving as President of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., he was appointed as Executive Vice President of Toyota Motor Corporation in 2001. He led the overseas development of Toyota Motor Corporation, including the launch of Lexus.
After serving as an Advisor to the board for Toyota Motor Corporation and as a Senior Advisor at Roland Berger Ltd. since 2008, he was awarded the Blue Ribbon Medal of Honor in 2011. He is also the author of "The Toyota Way in Sales and Marketing".

■ About Cyber Security Cloud, Inc.
With an aim to create a secure cyberspace that people around the world can use safely, Cyber Security Cloud provides web application security services worldwide using the world's leading cyber threat intelligence and AI technology. CSC is also certified as the 7th AWS WAF Managed Rules Seller in the world by AWS (Amazon Web Service) which boasts a 47.8% global cloud market share. *1
As a leading cybersecurity company, CSC plans to continue to strive to improve and develop new technologies and aim to be a company that can deliver effective security solutions to contribute to the information revolution.

*1: Gartner(July 2019)・・・Worldwide Iaas Public Cloud Services Market Share, 2017-2018 (Millions of U.S. Dollars)

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