An Offshoot Pandemic: The Rise of Data Breach
- The government's seriousness in protecting personal data is questioned as huge personal data from government agencies' applications were repeatedly breached. Residents whose data had already been leaked were under data abuse threat.
- The need for an independent supervisory agency had increased amid indications of mutual protection between ministries and institutions in the recent residents' personal data breach cases.
- The use of cloud computing technology is increasing, including by banks. Cybersecurity experts warn that cloud computing poses risks, including data confidentiality, apart from the benefits it offers.
- Although data protection laws have not been passed, investment in the data center business is rife, and the government seems sluggish in data protection matters. The issue of data sovereignty looms.