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Desktop Computers Falling Out of Favor in South Korea

Desktop Computers Falling Out of Favor in South Korea

SEOUL, Feb. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Compared to a few years ago, the number of desktop computers in South Korean homes has decreased dramatically due to the widespread use of smartphones and other mobile devices. The Ministry of Science and ICT and the KISA (Korea Internet & Security Agency) disclosed the results of their “2017 [...]

Security Agency Warns of Possible North Korea Attacks on Bitcoin Exchanges

Security Agency Warns of Possible North Korea Attacks on Bitcoin Exchanges

SEOUL, Dec. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid growing interest in cryptocurrency, security experts have warned that North Korean hackers could target bitcoin exchanges next year. During a press conference held on Friday, the Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA) revealed a report predicting seven cyberattacks would likely come next year, with cryptocurrency exchanges as the likely [...]

South Korean Location-Based Services Market Growing Rapidly

South Korean Location-Based Services Market Growing Rapidly

SEOUL, May 8 (Korea Bizwire) – The location-based services (LBS) market in South Korea is growing at a rapid clip as industry forecasts predict a 70 percent increase in market growth this year. According to an industry report on the LBS market recently published by the Korea Internet Security Agency (KISA), demand has been growing for [...]

South Korea Trails in Adoption of Web Standards

South Korea Trails in Adoption of Web Standards

SEOUL, April 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Only five in 10 South Korean internet users are ready to adopt web standards, guidelines for web technology and design that promote best practices for using and building web sites, a new report revealed. A report released yesterday on South Korea’s internet environment by the Korea Internet & Security Agency [...]

KISA Developing Biometric Security Technology

KISA Developing Biometric Security Technology

SEOUL, April 10 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Internet and Security Agency (KISA) is set to accelerate development of telebiometrics security technology using bio-signals such as brainwaves and ECG, according to a statement on April 9. Bio-signals have been praised as a new means of authentication, as their complexity means that they cannot be forged [...]