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    Sejong, South Korea―Quantum satellites, representing the next generation of space systems, must adopt measures to counter innovative threats, according to a quantum cryptography expert who spoke on Wednesday. Ayesha Khalid, Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Secure Information Technologies at Queen’s University Belfast, presented a security solution for satellites against quantum-based threats at the 2024 […]

    Sejong, South Korea―Digital watermarking technology could be an effective tool for detecting disinformation, especially in an era where fabricators of misleading media are equipped with artificial intelligence technologies, suggested an expert on information hiding on Wednesday. David Megias, a professor in the Faculty of Computer Science, Multimedia, and Telecommunications at the Open University of Catalonia, […]

    Sejong, South Korea―A local cybersecurity event that emerged from humble origins three years ago in a South Korean city has grown into an international gathering, welcoming over 1,300 college students from around the world as participants. HackTheon Sejong is an annual conference hosted by Sejong City, located two hours’ drive from central Seoul and serving […]

    On June 13th, Vietnamese President To Lam met with United States Ambassador Marc E. Knapper and proposed to enhance the national cooperation in anti-terrorism, transnational crime, and cybersecurity. Two days earlier, on June 11th, President To Lam met with Chinese Ambassador Xiong Bo. The President urged China to “respect each other’s legitimate rights” at sea. […]

    Internet-connected devices are reshaping people’s lives, yet they remain among the most highly vulnerable of consumer products, emphasized a global expert on cybersecurity testing and certification on Tuesday, underscoring the critical need for protective measures to be enacted on all such devices worldwide. In an interview with The Readable, Jerome Hamel, the head of Cybersecurity […]

    I remember the blood drives organized at our school. As students, many of us were excited to donate blood for the free sugary snacks we would receive afterward—and, of course, missing 3rd period history class. Back then, our biggest technological concerns were whether our flip phones had enough battery to last the day and if […]

    “Weekend Briefing” is a weekly newsletter sent to subscribers of The Readable every Friday. Our journalists select important news items from the previous week on topics ranging from privacy to policy development in cybersecurity, all to help you stay abreast of the latest breaking issues. And not only is this provided free of cost to […]

    According to a United States tech giant on Thursday, North Korean government-linked hackers have focused their efforts on targeting cryptocurrency and financial technology companies in Brazil. Concurrent with these activities, North Korean hacking groups accounted for one-third of all government-backed phishing attacks aimed at the country. In a blog post on Google Cloud, the tech […]

    An employee at a suborganization of a South Korean municipal office accidentally sent one citizen’s personal information to all city officials. The incident occurred on Tuesday at a local community service center in Incheon. According to a spokesperson from the Incheon Seo-gu Office who spoke to The Readable, a citizen applied for a community service […]

    A former employee of LG Display has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for illegally obtaining information about the company’s core technologies. He extracted this information through his child’s phone with the intention of using it for employment at a competing Chinese company. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court confirmed the decision of the appellate […]

    On February 19, an individual arrived in the South Korean city of Incheon with a large sum of cash, hoping to purchase Tether, a digital currency, at a discounted rate. After a brief introduction, the bag of money was taken into a van where several people were waiting to exchange their cryptocurrencies for cash. The […]

    The healthcare sector has become a prime target for cyberattacks, as shown by recent high-profile incidents in both the United Kingdom and the United States. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reported that in 2023, the healthcare sector was the most targeted critical infrastructure by ransomware, impacting at least 249 healthcare organizations across the U.S. […]

    “Weekend Briefing” is a weekly newsletter sent to subscribers of The Readable every Friday. Our journalists select important news items from the previous week on topics ranging from privacy to policy development in cybersecurity, all to help you stay abreast of the latest breaking issues. And not only is this provided free of cost to […]

    South Korea, the United States, and Japan agreed on Thursday to actively cooperate in implementing security policies for vital infrastructure as part of their ongoing efforts to enhance economic security. South Korea’s presidential office announced that representatives from the three nations convened the fourth meeting of the Economic Security Dialogue in San Diego. South Korea’s […]

    South Korean government agencies and research institutions agreed on Tuesday to collaborate to secure the nation’s satellite systems, marking a significant step forward in protecting space assets—a critical frontier for cybersecurity. The National Intelligence Service (NIS) announced the formation of a consultative body dedicated to protecting satellites throughout their entire life cycle, from design to […]

    Tech giant Microsoft is accusing Russian-backed bad actors of impersonating intelligence agencies in the United States and France to spread online misinformation targeting the upcoming Paris Olympics. This revelation comes in a report issued by Microsoft, highlighting a potential attempt to disrupt the international sporting event. On June 2, Microsoft’s security team, the Microsoft Threat […]

    South Korean police say they have uncovered a cryptocurrency fraud scheme where stolen victim data, acquired through the messaging app Telegram, was used to target unsuspecting individuals. The Incheon Jungbu Police have arrested seven members of a cryptocurrency scam ring, according to Senior Inspector Choi Jae-hwang of the station’s Intelligent Crime Investigation unit. The group […]

    This summer, South Korea, Japan, and the United States have agreed to conduct a trilateral military exercise spanning aerial, naval, and cyber domains, marking the inception of a new multi-domain drill with the aim of showcasing their commitment to collective security and readiness in the face of evolving challenges. At the sidelines of Asia’s largest […]

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    OKLAHOMA CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AMED–The law firm of Federman & Sherwood has initiated an investigation into Altoona Logan Township Mobile Medical Emergency Department Authority (AMED) with respect to their recent data breach. On or about March 11, 2024, AMED detected unauthorized access to their network. After an extensive forensic investigation and manual document review, on April 23, […]

    SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Okta, Inc. (Nasdaq: OKTA), the leading independent identity provider, today announced that Anthony Bates, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Genesys Cloud Services, Inc., has been appointed to the company’s board of directors, effective June 21, 2024. “Tony’s passion for technology, extensive experience working alongside CEOs, and ability to drive growth in global […]

    SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Okta, Inc. (Nasdaq: OKTA), the leading independent identity provider, today announced that Anthony Bates, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Genesys Cloud Services, Inc., has been appointed to the company’s board of directors, effective June 21, 2024. “Tony’s passion for technology, extensive experience working alongside CEOs, and ability to drive growth in global […]

    RICHMOND, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$asgn #corporategovernace–ASGN Incorporated (NYSE: ASGN), a leading provider of IT services and solutions to the commercial and government sectors, today announced the release of its fifth annual Environmental Social Governance (ESG) Report. “At ASGN, we recognize our responsibility to create positive impacts for our stakeholders, our communities, and our planet,” said Ted Hanson, […]

    RICHMOND, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$asgn #corporategovernace–ASGN Incorporated (NYSE: ASGN), a leading provider of IT services and solutions to the commercial and government sectors, today announced the release of its fifth annual Environmental Social Governance (ESG) Report. “At ASGN, we recognize our responsibility to create positive impacts for our stakeholders, our communities, and our planet,” said Ted Hanson, […]

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