Cybersecurity News that Matters

Cybersecurity News that Matters

Editor’s Note: Kuksung Nam joined The Readable in May 2022 as a journalist, covering a wide range of cybersecurity topics over the past 26 months. As she embarks on a new career path and leaves the journalism industry, her dedication to the field will be remembered by our team and the readers who have benefited […]

Introduction It has been two years since The Readable was launched, and two months since its new site was redesigned. Specializing in cybersecurity journalism, The Readable is powered by a small, highly skilled team rather than a large workforce. Reducing operational costs and streamlining the process of creating and distributing content are ongoing challenges for […]

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 […]


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, […]

By Julien Legrand, Head of Cyber Solutions at Thales A growing number of business and industry leaders are concerned about the onslaught of cyberattacks targeting the operational technology (OT) they rely on for critical operations. According to a 2023 Blackberry research report [1] involving 1,500 manufacturing IT decision-makers worldwide, 40% said they are most concerned […]

In 2011, I came across a vendor on an online second-hand store who was selling a music player that I had been craving for years, the iPod Touch. The price was 100,000 won (almost $80), less than one third of the cost of the original product. The deal was too good to be true for […]

By Vinny Sagar, Solution Architect of swIDch Traditional perimeter-centric network security is based around a well-defined network boundary where all enterprise resources such as devices, file servers, applications, etc. were inside the network and users’ access to the network was strictly controlled. I like to compare traditional perimeter-centric network security to old forts since they […]

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. Below is an editor’s note, which was printed on April 14 in the first […]

By Julien Provenzano, CEO and co-founder of RALFKAIROS The emergence of large language models (LLMs) has piqued the curiosity of cybersecurity experts, who are delving into how these potent tools can fortify their security strategies. As the CEO of RALFKAIROS, I have been keeping a watchful eye on the digital landscape and the escalating importance […]

By Ravi Ithal, Founder and CTO of Normalyze Updated Apr. 6, 2023 5:57PM GMT+9 Back when thieves physically stole cash and treasure from bank vaults, an infamous criminal was asked, “Why do you rob banks?” “Because that’s where the money is,” he replied. The modern version of treasure is data—especially the sensitive data of customers, […]

By Kihong Kim, CEO of SANDS Lab “Technology-driven intelligence companies, such as SANDS Lab, can have a positive impact on the security market by entering KOSDAQ.” This is the suggestion that I heard from an industry expert after completing the final evaluation for technology special listing last January. Although SANDS Lab was initially founded as […]

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