Cybersecurity News that Matters

Cybersecurity News that Matters

Dublin, Ireland ― Dublin holds a special place in the hearts of The Readable team, primarily because it is the home of our dear friend, Cormac Callanan. During a dinner in Seoul last year—my second meeting with him and the third for Kuksung Nam, who had also met with him in Singapore—we were again in […]

By Kang Yousung, Director at ETRI In September 2014, Thomas Frey, heralded by Google as one of the world’s leading futurists, unveiled “192 Future Uses for Flying Drones.” This comprehensive list, derived from his extensive knowledge of drone technology, was divided into 24 categories, each highlighting 8 distinct applications. These categories covered a wide range […]

By Julien Legrand, CISSP, GICSP, ISA/IEC 62443 Cybersecurity expert Today, numerous organizations are rapidly merging operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) networks. This integration is aimed at leveraging the data collected by physical machinery and devices within the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). By harnessing this information, organizations can pinpoint issues more effectively and […]

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Dublin, Ireland ― Dublin holds a special place in the hearts of The Readable team, primarily because it is the home of our dear friend, Cormac Callanan. During a dinner in Seoul last year—my second meeting with him and the third for Kuksung Nam, who had also met with him in Singapore—we were again in […]

By Kang Yousung, Director at ETRI In September 2014, Thomas Frey, heralded by Google as one of the world’s leading futurists, unveiled “192 Future Uses for Flying Drones.” This comprehensive list, derived from his extensive knowledge of drone technology, was divided into 24 categories, each highlighting 8 distinct applications. These categories covered a wide range […]

By Julien Legrand, CISSP, GICSP, ISA/IEC 62443 Cybersecurity expert Today, numerous organizations are rapidly merging operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) networks. This integration is aimed at leveraging the data collected by physical machinery and devices within the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). By harnessing this information, organizations can pinpoint issues more effectively and […]

The South Korean Ministry of National Defense released a seemingly ordinary public statement on January 26. It announced that its Cyber Operations Command had conducted its first cyber exercise in collaboration with its United States counterpart to strengthen their collective defenses against cyber threats. Perhaps due to the statement’s brevity and its dry tone, local […]

“Lousy” was the first word that came to mind after encountering Seoul Press, one of the growing number of Chinese-forged fake news sites targeting South Korea. Although at first glance the websites appeared to be the work of an authentic South Korean news organization, its operators left a trail of breadcrumbs that were enough to […]

The Readable has expanded its readership by publishing quarterly magazines in hard copy. The magazines are distributed only through The Readable’s readership network and are not published online. If you would like to have a copy, please contact us through email at [email protected]. Below is an editor’s note, which was printed on December 6 in […]

By Ajay Khanna, CMO of Mezmo In recent years, many organizations have struggled to manage the increasing volume of data in their systems, particularly for observability and security teams. According to an ESG report,  organizations capture hundreds of terabytes (32%) and even petabytes (6%) of data per month. This deluge of data presents dual challenges. […]

About a week ago, the United Kingdom and South Korea jointly announced that they had entered into the Strategic Cyber Partnership and subsequently issued a collective advisory from both nation’s intelligence agencies regarding supply chain attacks from North Korea. This was the first time that the U.K. government published a security recommendation with a nation […]

By Dr. Kang Yousung, Director of Cryptography and Authentication Research Section at ETRI Recently, the view that quantum technology will revolutionize the future has been garnering increased attention. This burgeoning interest has been amplified as three pioneering physicists, lauded for their ground-breaking verification of quantum entanglement, were bestowed with the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics. […]

By Mark Stamford, Founder and CEO at OccamSec Updated Aug. 10, 2023 1:48PM GMT-7 As a cybersecurity professional who has conducted numerous risk assessments and penetration tests, I have seen firsthand how vulnerable organizations and individuals remain despite investments in security awareness training. During social engineering assessments, employees at all levels routinely provide account access, […]

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