Information Security

 The police deal with a lot of confidential data, such as personal information on criminal investigation and driver’s licenses. For this reason, the police laid down the Police Information Security Policy that stipulates the handling of information, and promotes various information security measures.

Security Measures of Police WAN System

 Police WAN (Wide Area Network) System is a core information system of the NPA, which has the functions of sending e-mails, sharing information on bulletin boards, etc. to effectively exchange and share information among police staffs.
 The NPA operates it independently within a closed information network. To prevent a leakage of police information and to keep information security, it is unable to connect to the Internet.

Security Measures of NPA's Website

 The NPA operates the National Police Agency website to provide the public with various types of information on the police, and receives a wide range of opinions from the public.
 To cope with recent cyber threats, the NPA promotes measures against cyberattacks such as DDoS attacks *2.
* DDoS(Distributed Denial of Service) attack:DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack: DDoS is a kind of cyberattack to particular computer systems conducted by enormous numbers of PCs that maliciously attempt to access particular computer systems frequently and repeatedly, and cause the systems to fail to provide their services correctly.