By Hongeun Im, The Readable Feb. 19, 2024 9:05PM GMT+9 Updated Feb. 21, 2024 9:00PM GMT+9 South Korea’s Statistics Korea (KOSTAT) announced on Monday its plans to compile statistics on the cybersecurity workforce. This initiative, requested by the Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT), will
By Hongeun Im, The Readable Feb. 16, 2024 8:46PM GMT+9 On Wednesday, Microsoft and OpenAI, companies partnered in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, disclosed that Kimsuky, a hacking group based in North Korea, has utilized OpenAI’s large language models (LLMs) to aid in their hacking
By Hongeun Im, The Readable Feb. 14, 2024 8:55PM GMT+9 The prosecutors’ office in South Korea has filed an appeal against a district court’s ruling to refer an 18-year-old hacker to juvenile court. The individual in question hacked and released at least 5,000 eBooks last May.
By Hongeun Im, The Readable Feb. 7, 2024 3:07PM GMT+9 At the seventh National Strategy Forum, hosted by the Korean Association of Cybersecurity Studies (KACS) on Tuesday, Yoo Ji-yeon, a professor at Sangmyung University’s Intelligent Engineering Informatics for Human Department, emphasized that addressing bias in artificial intelligence
By Hongeun Im, The Readable Feb. 2, 2024 10:08PM GMT+9 The Personal Information Protection Commission (PIPC) of South Korea, in a briefing held on Wednesday, announced detailed policy plans specifying that users’ behavioral information—data related to internet activity—must be processed in a manner that does not
By Hongeun Im, The Readable Jan. 30, 2024 8:50PM GMT+9 As cyberattacks grow sophisticated beyond the point where cyberdefense companies working independently will be less and less able to defend against them, the need for collaboration within the field is more important than ever. “Security companies might be
By Hongeun Im, The Readable Jan. 25, 2024 9:38PM GMT+9 The National Intelligence Service of South Korea (NIS) is conducting a security inspection of the National Election Commission (NEC) from January 23 to 31, fortifying national cybersecurity ahead of the general election scheduled for April. The NIS is