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1984 Established the Shinyou-jouhou Center (Currently Credit Information Center CORP.)
1985 Started service
1987 Started "CRIN" service
1991 Changed the corporation name to Credit Information center
1992 CIC system center structured around own host computer
1993 Developed cryptographic software (CIC Lock)
Received special designation from Ministry of International Trade and Industry as a company in the data service industry implementing a security program
1995 Consumer credit information database contains over 100 million records
1996 Introduced a home page on the internet
Inaugurated the backup center at Osaka
1998 Establishment of Security Inspection Department and Central Data Control Office
2001 Self-Imposed Rules Regarding Protection and Utilization of Consumer Credit Information in the consumer credit industry
Became a member of the Japan Federation of Economic Organizations ("Keidanren")
2002 Certified Information security management system (ISMS)
Consumer credit information database contains over 200 million records
2003 Consumer credit information database contains over 300 million records
2004 Relocated the head office
Certified BS7799 (System center)
2005 Consumer credit information database contains over 400 million records
2006 The backup center moved to Okayama
Start of operation of new-mission-critical system
2007 Certified ISO/IEC 27001:2005 (System center)
2008 Start of operation of registration system that corresponds to the Money Lending Business Act, and start accepting of registration of information
2009 Start of operation of inquiry system that corresponds to the Money Lending Business Act
Consumer credit information database contains over 500 million records
2010 Start accepting of registration of credit information that corresponds to the Installment Sales Act Designated as the Designated Credit Bureau under the Money Lending Business Act
Designated as the Designated Credit Bureau under the Installment Sales Act
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