Seonchol Hwang

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Seonchol Hwang is an advisor at Bae, Kim & Lee LLC. Mr. Hwang's practice mainly focuses on personal information protection and broadcasting communication. For 28 years, he served at the Ministry of Information and Communication, National Computing and Information Agency of the Ministry of Public Administration and Security, and Korea Communications Commission and worked on matters related to ICT policies including national information, policies to operate government IDC center, and investigation of the invasion of personal information protection. From 2014, he was recognized for his professionalism in the personal information protection area, proving the cause-and-effect relationship in Company K's large scale personal information leakage incident, between technical and administrative protection measures and personal information leakage. He received the third Public Official Award for such work.

Based on these hands-on experiences, Mr. Hwang is advising and representing clients in cases involving the use and protection of personal information.

Representative Experience

2019-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2014-2019 Privacy Protection, Consumer Policy Bureau, Korea Communications Commission
2007-2014 Operation Coordination/Information Protection, National Computing and Information Service, Ministry of the Interior and Safety
1999-2007 Future Information Strategy Headquarters, Ministry of Information and Communication
1996-1999 Information Planning Office, Ministry of Information and Communication
1991-1996 Qualification Department, Radio Research Laboratory, Ministry of Information and Communication
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2021-Present Member, Research Team on Technical Protective Measures for Personal Information, Personal Information Protection Commission
2020-2021 Member, 7th Legislation Advisory Committee, Korea Communication Commission
2020-Present Member, 4th Cybersecurity Specialist Group, Korea Internet and Security Agency
2020 Member, Research Team on Revision of Standards for Personal Information Safety Measures, Personal Information Protection Commission


2003 Seoul National University of Science and Technology (B.S.)
1986 Mokpo National Maritime College

Selected Activities

Guide for the Standards for the Technical and Administrative Measures to Protect Personal Information (Co-author, Korea Communications Commission, 2017)
Order of Service Merit (Green Stripes, 2017)
Citation (Chairman of Korea Communications Commission, 2015)
Prime Minister's Citation (2002, 2007)
Citation (Minister of Information and Communication, 2000)
Citation (Director of National Intelligence Service, 2000)