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Lee Hong-seop, former KCGI professor, appointed as Chairman of the Korea Personal Information Protection Committee (ministerial level)

Hong-sub Lee, a former professor at Kyoto College of Computer Science and Graduate Institute of Information (KCGI), was recently appointed by the Korean government as the Chairman of the Personal Information Protection Committee (Ministerial level) directly under the President's Office.The term of office is from May 30, 2016 through May 2019.Similar to Japan, Korea is also in urgent need of strengthening its information security.The Korean government and people have high expectations for the knowledgeable and experienced Professor Lee.

Former Professor Hong-Sup Lee has left KCGI to become the President of the Korean Council of Chief Information Officers (CISO).At the same time, he is also a member (commissioner) of the Personal Information Protection Committee directly under the President's Office of Korea and a professor at Konkuk University.He was a guest of honor at the KCG Group's 50th anniversary celebration held at the Kyoto International Conference Hall on June 1, 2013, and gave a congratulatory speech.

Former Professor Hong-Sup Lee is a master's degree holder in electronic engineering from Hanyang University, Korea, and a doctor of computer engineering from Daejeon University, Korea. He has served as the chairman of Asia/Korea PKI Forum, the president of Korea Information Protection Agency (KISA), and the president of Korean Society for Protection Studies.At KCGI, he was in charge of "Information Security/PKI" and taught students about: o Policy for cybercrime response; o Technical response to hacking and viruses; o Analysis of ISO international information security management standards and other standards necessary for safe information system operation; o PKI standard certification technology for identification and maintaining the integrity of transaction information on the Internet.

PKI (Public Key Infrastructure, a security infrastructure that uses public key cryptography)

Former KCGI Professor Hong-Sup Lee delivers his congratulatory address at the 50th anniversary celebration of the KCG Group (June 1, 2013, Kyoto International Conference Hall).I was recently appointed by the Korean government as the Chairman of the Personal Information Protection Committee (ministerial level) directly under the Office of the President.
Former KCGI Professor Hong-Sup Lee delivers his congratulatory address at the 50th anniversary celebration of the KCG Group (June 1, 2013, Kyoto International Conference Hall).I was recently appointed by the Korean government as the Chairman of the Personal Information Protection Committee (ministerial level) directly under the Office of the President.

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