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    AI Spera utilizes AI-based Cyber Threat Intelligence, our key business, to derive high-value information with all threat dataset that is collectible in cyberspace. We process data such as security threats, attackers or attack methods, malicious code, and vulnerabilities to counteract and prevent security breach and cybercrime that targets IT assets.

    CEO Byungtak Kang

    Online game security, network, system security, detection of anomalies, Cyber Threat Intelligence

    Major Career Milestones
    Currently, CEO of AI Spera 2021 - 2021 Adjunct professor at Korea University Graduate School of Information Security 2018 - 2020 Adjunct professor at Korea University Graduate School of Information Security 2016 - 2017 Head of Infrastructure Technology Department, Neople 2012 - 2016 Infosec Team Leader, Nexon America 2007 - 2012 Game Security Team Leader, Nexon Korea 2004 - 2007 Engine Development Team Lead Programmer, INCA Internet
    Major Accomplishments
    Author of the "Reverse Engineering Bible" Author of "Infra Security" Monthly Microsoft: Serialized hacking/security-related columns for approximately 3 years Microsoft MVP Developer Security Conducted various special lectures and lectures on hacking/security at universities, institutions, etc.


    Our corporate mission is to free the business from ever-evolving cyber threats and fraud. At the forefront, our innovative up-to-date data-driven security will protect your business from exposure to threats.

    Co-Founder Huy Kang Kim

    The first hacker-turned-professor in Korea

    Major Career Milestones
    2019 - Current External director, Hyundai AutoEver 2018 - Current Co-founder of AI Spera 2017 - Current External director, Kakao Pay Securities 2017 - Current Main editor, ITU-T X.1375 X.ipscv International Standard 2015 - Current Member, KISA ISMS (ISMS-P) Certification Committee 2012 - Current Director, Korea Institution of Information Security & Cryptologye 2010 - Current Professor, Department of Cyber ​​Defense, Graduate School of Cybersecurity, Korea University 2017 - Kakao Privacy Policy Advisory Committee 2015 - 2018 Samsung Electronics Software/Security Sector Advisory Group 2004 - 2010 Head of Information Security Department, NCSoft 1999 - 2006 Founder and CEO of A3 Security
    Major Accomplishments
    Various experience in FDS, online game bot and workplace detection, CTI development, and malicious code-related projects Published in international top-level conferences and journals such as NDSS, WWW, IEEE TIFS, etc.
    Major Areas of Interest
    Online game security, network, system security, detection of anomalies, Cyber Threat Intelligence
    2022
    6

    Participated in RSA Conference 2022 (Criminal IP, RMR)

    Registered Korean patent for "THE METHOD FOR CONTROLLING SECURITY BASED ON INTERNET PROTOCOL AND SYSTEM THEREOF"

    Registered Korean patent for "PRIVATE SERVER DETECTION DEVICE AND THE CONTROL METHOD THEREOF"

    5

    Selected as a promising company to enter global procurement market (G-PASS Association)

    Signed partnership with SWEmpire

    Signed Criminal IP Academic License supply contract with Hoseo University

    Signed partnership with SOFTNC Corp

    Signed partnership with HANSUNG ITL Co., Ltd

    Signed partnership with DongYang CNT Co., Ltd

    Signed partnership with ONNARA

    Signed partnership with Comsys

    Signed Partnership with DGR KOREA

    Signed Partnership with USECURE

    4

    Participated in SECON& eGISEC 2022 (Criminal IP, RMR)

    Released Beta of Cyber Threat Intelligence search engine Criminal IP

    3

    Signed Pitection supply contract with NADDIC GAMES Co,. Ltd

    2

    Filed Korean patent for "IP-based security management methods, devices, and computer programs"

    Filed Korean patent for "Security management methods, devices, and computer programs through network traffic-based DB server identification"

    Filed Korean patent for "Methods and devices for detecting hidden IP addresses of malicious sites using DNS services"

    1

    Registered Korean patent for "APPARATUS, METHOD AND PROGRAM FOR VERIFYING PREPAID PHONE"

    Signed MOU with Mossland for business cooperation with CyberTHUG project

    Registered Criminal IP Japanese trademark

    Recognized as 'Youth-Friendly Small Giants' by the Ministry of Employment and Labor

    2021
    12

    Signed MOU with S2W for "Joint Response to Cyber Threats"

    Signed MOU with SSNC Corp. for "Joint Response to Cyber Threats"

    Signed Criminal IP supply contract with QARAsoft

    11

    Registered Korean patent for "APPARATUS, METHOD AND PROGRAM FOR PROVIDING INFORMATION RELATED TO DISTRIBUTION OF ILLEGAL CONTENTS ON PEER-TO-PEER NETWORK"

    Won the Best Technology Innovation awards at 22th ITS 2021

    Participated in a conference held by the Korea Institute of Military Science and Technology (Criminal IP, RMR)

    Signed Criminal IP supply contract with AhnLab, Inc.

    10

    Participated in 2021 AI Expo Tokyo (Criminal IP, RMR)

    Participated in 2021 KPEX (Criminal IP, Pitection, Fraud Account)

    Announced as a Frontrunner in AI category, at the ITC Go Global Award 2021

    09

    Participated in KOPPEX 2022 (Criminal IP, RMR)

    Participated in The Ministry of SMEs and Startups' "2021 Overseas Demonstration PoC Support Program"

    08

    Filed U.S. patent for "IP-BASED SECURITY CONTROL METHOD AND SYSTEM THEREOF"

    Filed U.S. patent for "Device and method for recognizing the behavior of a person in a video"

    Signed Criminal IP supply contract with Finance Security Institute

    07

    RMR selected by KISIA as one of the products included in the "Security Solution Supply Pool"

    05

    Participated in KOSME Online exhibition (RMR)

    Designated as a designated company for special military services (acquired industrial functional personnel certification)

    04

    Signed Pitection supply contract with Netmarble Corp.

    Acquired technology innovation SME (Innobiz) certification

    03

    Signed Pitection supply contract with NCSoft

    Established AI Spera Singapore branch

    Selected as an excellent company in the online overseas procurement market expansion support project

    02

    Signed contract for Recorded Future cyber attack data analysis project (AI Spera America)

    Changed U.S. branch company name to AI Spera America

    01

    Registered Zvan trademark

    Released security monitoring system RMR

    Acquired certification as a small and mid-sized company for fostering talent

    2020
    12

    Filed patent for "Device and method for recognizing the behavior of a person in a video"

    Filed patent for "Security monitoring device and its control method"

    Criminal IP won the President's Award at the Korea Invention Patent Competition, Korea Invention Promotion Association

    11

    Signed supply contract for The Minsim with Pearl Abyss Co., Ltd.

    Signed business agreement with Wedge Networks in the sales and marketing sector

    Filed patent for "IP-based security control methods and its system"

    Signed industry-academic educational cooperation contract with the Soonchunhyang University Innovation Leading University Project Group in the field of smart healthcare research

    10

    Filed patent for "Malicious DNS server detection device and its control method"

    09

    Signed a research service contract to develop detection of bad users through online game log analysis with Netmarble Co., Ltd.

    Acquired new product verification for Criminal IP, NEP

    Korea University Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation, delivered AI-based IP address reputation and reverse DNS information data

    Korea Copyright Commission, contract for copyright protection and utilization activation technology development (Project to develop an automatic detection system for illegal private property using AI/machine learning to protect copyrights and revitalize the utilization of technology)

    08

    Signed Criminal IP supply contract with NHN Co., Ltd.

    Signed Fraud Account supply contract with NHN Payco Co., Ltd.

    Signed Criminal IP supply contract with NHN Payco Co., Ltd.

    07

    Signed Criminal IP supply contract with Dunamu Co., Ltd. and Upbit (re-contracted)

    Filed Korean patent for "APPARATUS, METHOD AND PROGRAM FOR VERIFYING PREPAID PHONE"

    Released Pitection, a private server detection system

    Filed Korean patent for "APPARATUS, METHOD AND PROGRAM FOR PROVIDING INFORMATION RELATED TO DISTRIBUTION OF ILLEGAL CONTENTS ON PEER-TO-PEER NETWORK"

    06

    Filed patent for "Methods and programs for providing information on fraud victims"

    Criminal IP selected as a trial purchase product for Criminal IP technology development by the Ministry of SMEs and Startups

    Selected by the Korea Data Agency as an initial K-start-up information protection start-up company

    05

    Selected for a data global support project by the Korea Data Agency

    Signed contract with the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy to develop energy big data platform-based technology and services

    Acquired The Minsim GS certification, grade 1

    Signed distributor contract with フォージビジョン株式会社 (AI Volo) for Japanese Market

    04

    Designated as a designated company for special military services (acquired professional research personnel certification)

    Registered copyright for The Minsim

    Selected as intellectual as intellectual property voucher business

    Signed research contract with the Ministry of Science and ICT to develop common core security technology for unmanned vehicles

    Registered as an AI voucher supplier (NIPA, National IT Industry Promotion Agency)

    AI Spera Co., Ltd. selected as one of 60 innovative companies in DNA (data, network, artificial intelligence) by the Ministry of Science and ICT

    Signed supply contract for Criminal IP with Netmarble

    03

    Criminal IP designated as Venture Nara product by Public Procurement Service

    Signed convergence security personnel cultivation (smart car field) training course R&D and operation contract with KISA

    Signed Korean natural language processing module development contract (AI Volo) with Recorded Future

    02

    R&D service business report

    Registered as a data voucher supplier

    Acquired Criminal IP GS certification, grade 1

    01

    Registered copyright for Criminal IP

    2019
    12

    December Criminal IP selected as the 2019 Priority Purchase Recommendation for Excellent Inventions hosted by the Korea Invention Promotion Association

    Signed a contract for an API project for AI posture analysis and response generation through real-time image data with TIPA

    11

    Registered trademark rights for The Minsim

    Acquired family-friendly company certification

    Acquired information security impact assessment grade A certification

    Attracted Netmarble investment

    Acquired excellent company certification for job invention compensation

    Signed supply contract for The Minsim with NCSoft

    Acquired excellent company certification for innovative work

    Participated as a company in the 25th Seoul Global Internship

    10

    Won the Hankook Ilbo Digital Innovation Award - Criminal IP

    Signed supply contract for The Minsim with the Institute for Basic Science (IBS)

    09

    Acquired ISO 9001 certification

    Signed R&D contract with Netmarble to develop detection of bad users through online game log analysis

    Registered Korean patent for "METHOD AND PROGRAM OF MALICIOUS DOMAIN CLASSIFICATION BASED ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE"

    08

    Released The MinsimAugust Released The Minsim

    07

    Won the 2019 Excellence Award at the Good Workplace Corporate Content Contest and Seoul Business Agency

    Signed Fraud Account (official release) supply contract with Dunamu Co., Ltd.

    Signed Criminal IP (official release) supply contract with Dunamu Co., Ltd.

    Selected as a participating company in the work innovation incentive system (Korea Labor and Employment Service)

    06

    Signed MOU for technology exchange of big data with Legal Form Co., Ltd.June Signed MOU for technology exchange of big data with Legal Form Co., Ltd.

    Selected as a Seoul small and mid-sized companySelected as a Seoul small and mid-sized company

    05

    Signed security inspection project contract with Smilegate Co., Ltd.

    Filed Korean patent for "METHOD AND PROGRAM OF MALICIOUS DOMAIN CLASSIFICATION BASED ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE"

    03

    Opened official version of Criminal IP

    02

    Acquired venture business certification

    01

    Registered Criminal IP, Fraud Account trademarks

    2018
    10

    Acquired "Hi Seoul Brand" certification, a joint brand of excellent companies recognized by Seoul city

    9

    Signed R&D contract with Netmarble to develop detection of bad users through online game log analysis

    8

    Signed R&D contract with NHN Payco to develop anti-fraudulent algorithm

    7

    Released Criminal IP

    6

    Established AI Spera’s U.S. branch, AI Volo

    Registered AI Spera as training institution

    Released Fraud Account

    Registered AI Spera as publisher

    5

    Established company-affiliated research center

    2

    Attracted NHN investment

    2017
    10

    Founded AI Spera in October (Korea University’s Robot Convergence Building’s hacking response technology lab)

    Korea University HCR Lab

    Korea University professor Huy Kang Kim calls for close cooperation with the Institute of Hacking Response Technology,
    "Supplying talents and knowledge-based infrastructure essence for early start-ups."
    The Hacking Response Technology Lab (HCRLab - ocslab.hksecurity.net) studies data-driven security and is the first research lab in Korea to host the information protection R&D data challenges. We are focusing on the field of security information and data analysis, such as “Online Game Security”, “Fraud Detection System” for detecting financial transactions, and “Security of vehicle security/control system”. In particular, it is producing the most research results in the world in the field of game BOT and workplace detection, payment fraud, and account theft detection. AI Spera is collaborating on various algorithm development and common research projects in the big data field with the Hacking Response Technology Lab, and is also getting great help in rational regulatory reform and policy proposals at the academic level.
    How has our name been found?
    AI Spera stands for Artificial Intelligence, Security Professional, Era, which aims to develop a security system using machine learning and AI, breaking away from the traditional security architecture.
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