Cybersecurity News that Matters

Cybersecurity News that Matters

“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 […]

A South Korean expert highlighted the country’s proactive engagement in the cyber domain, suggesting it could position South Korea as a pivotal player in the Indo-Pacific region. Jung Sung-chul, an associate professor at the Department of Political Science and Diplomacy at Myongji University, began his speech by discussing the role of nations in the Indo-Pacific […]

A year after the Camp David Statement, a national security expert highlighted the importance of South Korea and Japan enhancing their cybersecurity relationship, a state of affairs that could prove pivotal to the long-term success of the historic summit. On August 18, 2023, United States President Joe Biden, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol, and Japanese […]

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Seoul, South Korea―IT21 Global Conference―A 30-year-old academic organization comprising 19,500 information technology researchers across South Korea kicked off its annual conference on Wednesday. This year’s event has been expanded to include 52 sessions over three days, with a particular focus on six national strategic technologies, including cybersecurity. The Korea Information Processing Society (KIPS) was founded […]

Google is enhancing its policy to combat election disinformation by imposing mandatory requirements on advertisers to disclose whether election advertisements have been digitally altered. In a blog post on Monday, the United States tech giant announced changes to its disclosure requirements under its political content policy. According to the new rules, advertisers must select “Altered […]

Ilsan, South Korea―South Korean research institutions hosted an event aimed at exploring the future of quantum security, computing, and sensing. Quantum Korea 2024 is a global event bringing together international quantum-related companies, researchers, and government organizations to discuss the latest trends in quantum technology innovation. This year marked the second convening of the event, which […]

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. […]

“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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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