Korean Power Provider Supercharges Cyber Defense with Darktrace AI

Singapore
Wednesday July 17, 2019

Darktrace, the world’s leading AI company for cyber defense, has today announced that South Korea’s representative public energy enterprise, Korea Midland Power (KOMIPO), has deployed Darktrace across its vast digital environment.

A leader in the domestic electric power market, KOMIPO operates six power generation facility sites across the nation. Its data center, located in the province of Boryeong, monitors all network activity behind 9% of Korea’s energy production. Providing the nation with high-quality electric power and heat, KOMIPO recognizes the power of Darktrace’s artificial intelligence to defend its digital assets and critical operations from sophisticated and fast-moving cyber-threats.

Lim Kil-hwan, Chief of Information Security, commented: “As a key source of energy that keeps the country running, our operations must be carried out flawlessly. Securing our data around the clock is therefore a crucial business priority. Darktrace’s self-learning AI constantly monitors our digital infrastructure and takes intelligent, preventive action to stop any cyber-threats from escalating into a crisis. Darktrace is the most critical tool we leverage to ensure that KOMIPO remains a leading power generation company and a resilient provider of national infrastructure.”

About Darktrace

Darktrace is the world’s leading cyber AI company and the creator of Autonomous Response technology.

Its self-learning AI is modeled on the human immune system and used by over 3,000 organizations to protect against threats to the cloud, email, IoT, networks and industrial systems. This includes insider threat, industrial espionage, IoT compromises, zero-day malware, data loss, supply chain risk and long-term infrastructure vulnerabilities.

The company has over 900 employees, 40 offices and headquarters in San Francisco and Cambridge, UK. Every 3 seconds, Darktrace AI fights back against a cyber-threat, preventing it from causing damage.