Hanmi Pharm. Wins the First K-ICT Information Protection Excellence Award in the Pharmaceutical and Bio Industry


Hanmi Pharm. won the Excellence Award in the K-ICT Information Protection Awards for the very first time in the pharmaceutical and bio industry.

The K-ICT Information Protection Award organized by the Ministry of Science and ICT is designed to recognize both corporations and individuals who strive to raise the information protection awareness and the autonomous information protection. This year, due to the new coronavirus infectious disease (‘COVID-19’ below), the awarding ceremony has been omitted.

The Ministry of Science and ICT has such three separate evaluation as information security management, excellence in information protection technology, and cyberattack response ability. As Hanmi Pharm. earned positive results from the assessment by the Evaluation Committee, it has won the award for the very first time in the pharmaceutical industry.

Hanmi Pharm. has been able to receive the excellent evaluation as it has built a task force team (the Information Protection Committee) that is in exclusive charge for the information protection and a self-development system for the protection of the information on the new medicine. According to Hanmi Pharm., ever since the establishment of the Information Protection Committee, there has been no single incidence of violations of the information protection, no accident of leaking the personal information, and no security accident.

In addition, other than winning of the award, in 2018, Hanmi Pharm. acquired the certification of ISO27001 (the international information protection management system) for the very first time in the domestic pharmaceutical industry.

Woo, Jong-soo, the President & CEO of Hanmi Pharm., said, “The effort of making a sustainable management model by establishing an information protection system on the global level has been recognized through the award” And he added, “we will continuously strive for fortifying the security system of the diverse businesses including the research and development.”

Source: Aju Business