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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 [...]

Tongyeong Launches Maritime Disaster Prevention System

Tongyeong Launches Maritime Disaster Prevention System

TONGYEONG, SOUTH KOREA, March 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Tongyeong has recently implemented a surveillance radar system often deployed for military purposes. Tongyeong is the first municipality in the country to develop a maritime disaster prevention system. The system launched yesterday with a total of 35 thermographic and rotating security cameras placed in [...]

Seoul to Allow Active Use of Full Body Scanners at Airports Despite Opposition

Seoul to Allow Active Use of Full Body Scanners at Airports Despite Opposition

SEOUL, Feb. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea is moving to require active use of full body scanners at its major international airports, the government said Friday, despite opposition from human rights activists that has effectively limited the use of the device over the past six years.  The government first introduced full body scanners in [...]

Korea’s Security Services Market Expected to Grow to 7 Tln Won by 2020

Korea’s Security Services Market Expected to Grow to 7 Tln Won by 2020

SEOUL, Dec. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean market for security services is expected to grow by 40 percent to 7 trillion won (US$5.9 billion) by 2020, the government said Friday.  The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy presented the outlook at a conference on how to better protect the country’s key infrastructure facilities.  [...]