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Samsung SDS Announces Anti-hacking Tech for Electronic Signatures

Samsung SDS Announces Anti-hacking Tech for Electronic Signatures

SEOUL, Oct. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung SDS Co., an IT arm of South Korea’s top business group Samsung, said Monday it has developed an anti-hacking technology that will beef up electronic signature security. The company said the technology centers on blocking side-channel attacks, a hacking method that steals private information by analyzing signals and [...]

Mike McConnell, Current Securonix Board Member, to Kick Off GovWare 2018 with Opening Keynote on Insider Threats

Mike McConnell, Current Securonix Board Member, to Kick Off GovWare 2018 with Opening Keynote on Insider Threats

ADDISON, Texas , Sept. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Mike McConnell, former Director of the United States National Security Agency (NSA), former Director of National Intelligence for the United States, and current member of the Securonix Board of Directors, will present the opening keynote at GovWare 2018 in Singapore. McConnell’s presentation, The Cancer Within Insider Based [...]

Toka Launches to Help Strengthen Countries’ Cyber Defenses

Toka Launches to Help Strengthen Countries’ Cyber Defenses

TEL AVIV, Israel, Jul. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Toka, the cyber capacity-building company, announced today that it has raised $12.5 million in seed funding to help governmental agencies tasked with keeping their citizens and government institutions safe transform their cyber defenses. Toka will design and help these agencies build a unique cyber strategy and suite [...]

Open-Source Software as Easy Target for Hackers

Open-Source Software as Easy Target for Hackers

SEOUL, Jul. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Software freely available to the public has become a new target for hackers. SK Infosec, an information security company, held a press conference yesterday in central Seoul to disclose that 43 percent of the software vulnerabilities found in the first half of the year involved open-source software. The company [...]

Cisco Doubles Down on Security Innovation and Investment to Protect the Endpoint and Email

Cisco Doubles Down on Security Innovation and Investment to Protect the Endpoint and Email

SAN FRANCISCO, Apr. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — RSA — Employees remain an organization’s greatest asset however they can be a risk when it comes to cybersecurity. Attackers are crafting highly targeted, fraudulent emails that look legitimate and use them to deliver malware to unsuspecting users. When successful, it costs the majority of companies $500K or [...]

Comodo CA Sees 35 Percent Year-Over-Year Increase in EV Certificates

Comodo CA Sees 35 Percent Year-Over-Year Increase in EV Certificates

CLIFTON, N.J., Mar. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Comodo CA, a worldwide leader in digital identity solutions, will address evolving cyberthreats and the increasing importance Extended Validation (EV) TLS/SSL certificates play in securing websites and inspiring consumer trust at the RSA Conference 2018, San Francisco, April 16 – 20. According to the Feb 2018 Netcraft report, [...]

Passengers to Have Security Interview at Airport for U.S. Visit

Passengers to Have Security Interview at Airport for U.S. Visit

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — All passengers bound for the United States will be required to undergo a security interview at airports in their countries amid growing concerns about terrorist attacks, the transport ministry said Tuesday. On June 28, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) asked airlines across the world to carry out a [...]

Rapid7 Launches New Channel Partner Program

Rapid7 Launches New Channel Partner Program

BOSTON, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Rapid7, Inc. (NASDAQ:RPD), a leading provider of analytics solutions for security and IT operations, today announced its next generation partner program: Rapid7 PACT, Partnering with Accountability, Consistency, and Transparency. Built to inspire Rapid7 partners to grow with the Company, the new program was created to enhance Rapid7’s expanding portfolio [...]

Technology Replacing Security Guards at Seoul National University

Technology Replacing Security Guards at Seoul National University

SEOUL, April 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Security guards at Seoul National University are quickly losing ground to the advance of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), as new unmanned security systems are being deployed at its Gwanak campus, a move that some fear will result in job losses for current employees. As night security guards are [...]

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 [...]