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Loopholes in Security of IoT Devices

Loopholes in Security of IoT Devices

SEOUL, March 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Reports of security breach threats to Internet of Things (IoT) devices have tripled over the last year, according the Korea Internet & Security Agency. The KISA said yesterday that a total of 362 complaints were filed regarding security concerns, jumping 280 percent from last year’s 130. Reports of security vulnerability [...]

Government to Support Halal Restaurants, Attract More Muslim Tourists

Government to Support Halal Restaurants, Attract More Muslim Tourists

SEOUL, March 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Diversifying South Korea’s repertoire of visitors amid continued threats from China, the Korea Tourism Organization is planning to attract 1.2 million tourists from Muslim countries this year, up from what was roughly 980,000 in 2016.  Last year’s number was a 33-percent increase from 2015. Of the visitors, 740,000 were [...]

Judges, Maritime Pilots and Pastors Top the List for Job Satisfaction in Korea

Judges, Maritime Pilots and Pastors Top the List for Job Satisfaction in Korea

SEOUL, March 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Recent data from the Korea Employment Information Service revealed that judges had the highest satisfaction level among 621 occupations and 19,127 employees surveyed last year.  The study examined jobs using six different parameters – development potential, salary satisfaction, job sustainability, work environment, work satisfaction, and social reputation – to [...]

Daewoo Shipbuilding’s Struggling with New Orders amid Rescue Package Uncertainties

Daewoo Shipbuilding’s Struggling with New Orders amid Rescue Package Uncertainties

SEOUL, March 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. is facing difficulties securing new orders as some of its bondholders remain increasingly undecided over whether to back its creditors’ rescue package, industry sources said Tuesday.  According to the sources, the major South Korean shipyard has been widely expected to finalize two deals [...]