Conglomerates Rushing to Internet Security Mart

Korea Times (Seoul, Korea), May 22, 2000 | Go to article overview

Conglomerates Rushing to Internet Security Mart


Conglomerates are clamoring for a share in the fast-growing Internet security market as Web security emerges as a key business item.

Samsung, SK, CheilJedang and Shinsegae have set about developing their own online security solutions under the assumption that information security business will become a cash cow in the near future.

The Samsung Group set up its own online security firm with paid-in capital of six billion won in March.

The SK Group has also drawn a picture for the online security business, with SKC, a subsidiary of SK, planning to establish a solution provider in partnership with a U.S. outfit in July.

Last month, CJ Dreamsoft founded STG Security, an Internet security firm, as part of the plan by the CheilJedang Group for the fledgling area of high potentiality.

Apart from the expected revenues coming from security solutions, major conglomerates are scrambling to secure initiatives as part of the power struggle in the broad Internet market iself.

Conglomerates' active marketing, however, is posing a serious threat to small security solutions developers such as SecureSoft.

Small players are worried about the strong client network of conglomerates. In Korea, most conglomerates, or chaebol, are accustomed to kickstarting a certain business by forcing sister companies or affiliates to purchase products or solutions, a covert in-house transaction.

If the old business practice is applied to the security solution sales, it seems obvious the conglomerates will expand their market share instantly, while outstripping cash-strapped small players. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited article

Conglomerates Rushing to Internet Security Mart
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this article
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.