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Huawei’s German Branch Website Used as Malware Platform

Huawei’s German Branch Website Used as Malware Platform

SEOUL, June 1 (Korea Bizwire) — One of Huawei Technologies Co.’s foreign branch websites has been used as a malware platform, raising concerns over Chinese tech titan’s security management. An individual referred to only as Chae, a South Korean netizen, recently discovered that an unknown IP had attempted FTP access to his Network Attached Storage, [...]

Foreign Ministry to Set Up Own Videoconferencing System for Better Security

Foreign Ministry to Set Up Own Videoconferencing System for Better Security

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — The foreign ministry is pushing to build its own videoconference platform to improve security as virtual meetings continue across the world due to the new coronavirus pandemic, officials said Sunday. The ministry currently uses its intranet for talks with overseas missions but relies on private platforms for discussions with [...]

83 pct of Remote Workers Say They Use Security-vulnerable Personal Devices

83 pct of Remote Workers Say They Use Security-vulnerable Personal Devices

SEOUL, July 14 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey has revealed that most remote workers use security-vulnerable personal devices and save their documents without installing anti-virus programs, indicating that they have a low level of security perception. ESTsecurity Corp., one of the major security software providers in South Korea, conducted a survey of 6,105 employees [...]

Emergency Rooms to Recruit 24-hour Security Guards

Emergency Rooms to Recruit 24-hour Security Guards

SEOUL, Jan. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Starting later this year, emergency rooms in all hospitals will be equipped with stronger security. The Ministry of Health and Welfare announced on Tuesday that starting on July 1, new legislation will come into effect that will oblige all emergency rooms to increase their security. In effect, all emergency [...]

KT to Offer WiFi Service with Upgraded Privacy Protection

KT to Offer WiFi Service with Upgraded Privacy Protection

SEOUL, Dec. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., a major South Korean telecommunication company, said Sunday its WiFi service will have upgraded security with encryption-based privacy protection technology. KT said it will apply a technology that protects International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) for Android phones to its 130,000 wireless zones nationwide. IMSI is a unique [...]

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 [...]