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Foreign Ministry, Police to Discuss Beefing Up Security with Foreign Diplomats

Foreign Ministry, Police to Discuss Beefing Up Security with Foreign Diplomats

SEOUL, Nov. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The foreign ministry and the National Policy Agency (NPA) will hold a meeting this week with officials from foreign diplomatic missions here to discuss ways to beef up security in and around their compounds, the ministry said Wednesday. The meeting, slated for Thursday, aims to put together measures to [...]

Police to Bolster Security Following U.S. Envoy Residence Break-in

Police to Bolster Security Following U.S. Envoy Residence Break-in

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean police on Wednesday announced measures to step up security at foreign ambassador residences here following a break-in of the U.S. ambassador’s home. The move by the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency includes providing clubs and capsaicin sprays to officers guarding embassies and ambassador residences. The police also affirmed [...]

David Harding, CTO at ImageWare Systems, Discusses Biointellic Launch “In The Boardroom” on SecuritySolutionsWatch.com

David Harding, CTO at ImageWare Systems, Discusses Biointellic Launch “In The Boardroom” on SecuritySolutionsWatch.com

NEW YORK, Jul. 31 (Korea Bizwire) – David Harding, CTO at ImageWare Systems, discusses Biointellic launch “In The Boardroom” on SecuritySolutionsWatch.com. For the complete content, please click here: http://www.securitysolutionswatch.com/Interviews/in_Boardroom_ImageWare_Harding.html ImageWare Systems’ new intelligent anti-spoofing system to strengthen identity proofing and user authentication. ImageWare® Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY), is a leader in mobile and cloud-based identity proofing [...]

Psychiatric Hospitals to Strengthen Security to Prevent Violence

Psychiatric Hospitals to Strengthen Security to Prevent Violence

SEOUL, Apr. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Psychiatric hospitals, clinics, and medical centers with high rates of violence will now be obliged to install emergency bells and doors, and hire security staff. Legislation will be amended to heavily punish those resorting to violence against medical staff and patients inside medical institutions, regardless of whether the aggressor [...]

S. Korean Telecoms in Race for 5G-based Security Service

S. Korean Telecoms in Race for 5G-based Security Service

SEOUL, Mar. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean telecom companies have released their new security management solutions as the country gets ready to begin 5G services that boast higher network efficiency and potential to offer high-value differentiated services. Local carriers are stepping up promotion for their new security services as they are set to launch [...]

SK Telecom Applies Quantum Cryptography for 5G Security

SK Telecom Applies Quantum Cryptography for 5G Security

SEOUL, Mar. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean mobile carrier SK Telecom Co. said Monday it will apply quantum cryptography technology in its 5G network to ensure security of its operations. Quantum-safe technology encrypts transmitted data using special quantum keys, which prevents interception or theft, minimizing the various risks caused by hackers. SK Telecom said [...]

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 [...]