History

About Us History
2016
December
- Joined research agreement and sponsorship of CAIDA (Center for Applied Internet Data Analysis) at UCSD (University of California, San Diego).
November
- Executed the “Cyber Threat Information Collection System Development” project (Nov 2016~Dec 2017 / Consigned by: National Defense Authority).
- Registered “ELF file parsing utility” software.
- Awarded the 1st Minister of Ministry of Gender Equality and Family Award for nurturing competent women for the future (President Soo Bok Moon).
October
- Registered “K-fuzzer, the error generating tool through input data conversion technique,” software.
September
- Executed the “cyber defense system optimization and advancement” project (Sep 2016~Dec 2016 / Consigned by: National Defense Authority).
May
- Invited an overseas expert for a forum on “Global Strategies and Policies According to the Changes in Cyber Technology” (Susan Landau, Korea Press Center).
- Executed the “Insider Cyber Threat Defense Measures” project (May 2016~Nov 2016 / Consigned by: National Defense Authority).
April
- Executed the “automated reverse engineering and weakness detection technology development through binary code analysis” project for the Ministry of Science and ICT's ICT·Broadcasting R&D Project (Apr 2016~Dec 2016, 1st Year / Consigned by: Institute for Information & Communications Technology Promotion).
March
- Executed the “data collection technology development for detecting abnormal actions of host/server” project (Mar 2016~Feb 2017 / Consigned by: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute).
2015
November
- KAIST-Agency for Defense Development hosted a workshop for cyber security technology (KAIST Main Campus).
September
- Supported MBC Docu Special 『The Laws of Fraud, 2015 Korea Phishing Report』.
June
- KAIST hosted a joint workshop of Cyber Security Research Center & Graduate School of Information Protection (KAIST Main Campus).
March
- Executed the “data collection technology development for detecting abnormal actions of host/server” project (Mar 2015~Feb 2016 / Consigned by: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute).
February
- The 2nd President of KAIST Cyber Security Research Center inaugurated (Professor Soo Bok Moon).
January
- Patented “Webpage Abnormal Information Detection Tool and Method” (No.: 10-1481910).
March
- Executed the “data collection technology development for detecting abnormal actions of host/server” project (Mar 2016~Feb 2017 / Consigned by: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute).
2014
December
- “Webpage Abnormal Information Detection System (SIMon)” technology transferred to the Ministry of National Defense.
November
- Held the 1st Daegu Cyber Security Conference (Yeungnam University College).
- Executed the “webpage abnormal content analysis technology development” project (Nov 2014~Feb 2015 / Consigned by: Information Protection Service).
- Won the Minister of Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning's 『9th Korea Internet Award (Merit Award』 (Ik Gyun Oh).
October
- Transferred the “malignant code detection and blocking system” technology (Information Protection Service).
May
- Signed MOU with Yeungnam University College Industry-Academy Cooperation Team.
- Patented “user authentication system by reading documents and its control method” (No.: 10-1403398).
March
- Promoted transfer of “Webpage Abnormal Information Detection System (SIMon)” technology.
- Executed the “data collection technology development for detecting abnormal actions of host/server” project (Mar 2014~Feb 2015 / Consigned by: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute).
2013
December
- Executed the “malignant code blocking and data leak prevention system design using active multilevel filter” project (Dec 2012~Apr 2013 / Consigned by: Information Protection Service).
November
- Won National Police Agency's Letter of Appreciation (contribution to cyber crime extermination) (Dong Ha Lee).
- Hosted a policy seminar at the National Assembly (Seoul National Assembly Members' Hall): Shouldn't information protection system evaluation·certification systems be improved?
September
- “SIMon Engine” installed at the Cyber Commanding Division, Ministry of National Defense for testing.
- “Malignant code analysis system” development system (Sep 2013~Dec 2013 / Consigned by: Information Protection Service).
- Executed the “study on weaknesses that spread web-based malignant code and malignant code analysis/response technology” program (Sep 2013~Jan 2014 / Consigned by: Korea Internet & Security Agency).
- Patented “open malignant code management and analysis system” (No. 10-1308866).
July
- Participated in the National Assembly policy making seminar (Seoul National Assembly Members' Hall) for the trends and development of Korea's cyber finance security.
June
- Designated for and operated special military service (specialized researchers).
- Registered the “webpage abnormal information detection system” software.
- Provided consigned service for “administrative office and infrastructure information protection training material development and lectures” (Jun 2013~Dec 2013 / Consigned by: Korea Internet & Security Agency).
- Provided consigned service for the “2013 Korea Internet Governance Alliance (KIGA) operation support” (Jun 2013~Dec 2013 / Consigned by: Korea Internet & Security Agency).
March
- Executed the “data collection technology development for detecting abnormal actions of host/server” project (Mar 2013~Feb 2014 / Consigned by: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute).
February
- Published and disseminated KAIST weekly report on malignant code trend analysis - About 400 experts of major national offices and cyber security teams, including Cheongwadae, National Intelligence Service, Ministry of Science and ICT, Ministry of National Defense, National Computing & Information Service, and KISA.
- KAIST Graduate School of Information Protection‘s graduates for the first time.
January
- Published the 2012 annual report on malignant code trend analysis.
2012
November
- Invited by Israel to participate in the International Cyber Security (HLS) Conference (Topic: Korea's Cyber Security Policies and Trends).
October
- Registered the “real-time security level management dashboard” software.
- “Method and system for setting routing path considering hidden node and carrier sense interference, and recording medium thereof” in the U.S. (No. US 12/610,976.
September
- Made an MOU with National Police Agency.
- KAIST Graduate School of Information Protection secured the required number of students for government scholarships.
- Executed the “national DDoS response system construction for the National Computing & Information Service” project
(Sep 2012~Feb 2013 / Consigned by: Information Protection Service).
May
- Developed the “webpage abnormal information detection system (SIMon)” technology (real-time monitoring of 420,000 Homepages in Korea to detect malignant code disseminating/spreading sites).
- Executed the “study on new weakness discovery and analysis for web solutions” (May 2012~Oct 2012 / Consigned by: Consigned by: Korea Internet & Security Agency).
April
- Executed the “study on KISTI information security management model based on government security management system (G-ISMS)” (Apr 2012~Aug 2012 / Consigned by: KISTI).
February
- KAIST Graduate School of Information Protection officially authenticated (by resolution of the Information Communications Protection Committee of the Government Policy Coordination Office).
January
- Designated for the government's “global cyber security technology research” project.
- Signed an MOU with Korea Federation of Small/Medium Businesses.
2011
December
- Registered the “Webpage alteration detection program” software.
- Registered the “automated setting program for Android App debugging” software.
November
- Signed an MOU with Financial Security Agency (FSA).
- Signed an MOU with the Agency for Defense Development (ADD).
- Signed an MOU with Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA).
September
- Executed the “study on insider document lead detection technology” project (Sep 2011~Jun 2012 / Consigned by: Information Protection Service).
August
- Signed an MOU with National Computing & Information Service (NCIA).
- Executed the "Kookmin Bank Mock Hacking" project (Aug 2011~Oct 2011 / Consigned by: Kookmin Bank).
July
- Hosted the 2011 KAIST Cyber Security Workshop (KAIST Main Campus).
February
- Established KAIST Cyber Security Research Center and hosted the opening ceremony (1st President: Dae Joon Joo).
- KAIST Graduate School of Information Protection founded and admitted the first class of freshmen.
2010
December
- Designated for nurturing cyber security experts and executing R&D projects.