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Cybersecurity News that Matters

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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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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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

Incheon, South Korea ― On Thursday, the South Korean navy conducted a public discussion as part of its efforts to gather expertise in maritime security. Nearly a thousand participants gathered on the navy’s symbolic ship, the Dokdo-ham, an amphibious landing vessel named after a South Korean island. The conference took place at the Incheon International […]

On Tuesday, the South Korean government formed a comprehensive council to enhance the resilience of the nation’s critical infrastructure amid escalating threats. In a press release, the Office of the President announced that a meeting was held with various government agencies, leading to the creation of a pan-government security council aimed at safeguarding the nation’s […]

Updated May 10, 2024 1:12PM GMT+9 South Korea is enhancing its defense capabilities by participating in a US-led international cyber military exercise with the Five Eyes alliance. On Sunday, South Korea’s Cyber Operations Command announced that nine of its personnel will take part in the “Cyber Flag” exercise, scheduled to run from May 5 to […]

On Wednesday, South Korea and Australia discussed the possibility of South Korea engaging in a partnership with the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, in which the member nations would share advanced defensive technologies. During a press conference held after the 6th meeting between South Korea and Australia’s defense and foreign ministers in Melbourne, […]

Updated Apr. 26, 2024 4:48PM GMT+9 The tech war between the United States and China has ushered in an era where cybersecurity plays a pivotal role in safeguarding crucial technologies against threats, according to a South Korean security professional speaking on Wednesday. Professor Ryou Jae-cheol, with the Department of Computer Science & Computer Engineering at […]

South Korea is poised to participate in the world’s largest live-fire cyber defense exercise, scheduled to span five days starting April 22. This marks the country’s fourth consecutive year of participation, during which it will collaborate with Ireland as a joint team. On Monday, the National Intelligence Service (NIS) announced that South Korea will participate […]

This content is optimized for desktop web viewing. Please be aware that accessing it on mobile devices may not provide the best experience. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. The Readable In November of 2023, a joint team comprised of the South Korean intelligence agency and four cybersecurity firms […]

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