FinTech, Data protection, Cyber-attack, Security, Regulation


Technological innovation is the driving force of FinTech's growth. FinTech (Financial Technology) provides easing payment processes, reducing fraud, saving user’s money, promoting financial planning, and moving a giant industry forward. FinTech is receiving a lot of attention in the finance and IT markets in the world. However, main concerns of FinTech services are regulations and technical problems such as government regulation, the security of customer's money and investments, protection of customer's data, cyber-attacks, lack of expertise, and so on. Especially, the major issues of FinTech are security and stability which are essential as well as ease of use. No matter how they introduce new technologies and user convenience, FinTech got the trust of our customers. As a leader of FinTech, we discuss the major concerns of the FinTech security with Korean market case. Also, regulation has slowed the development of the FinTech industry. With the unreasonable regulation system in Korea, FinTech is in a lot of controversies between finance and industry. People in Korea have already had a significant amount of experience with FinTech. The most prevalent examples of FinTech in Korea are Internet & Mobile Banking and shopping with the mobile payment market.
In this paper, we discussed institutional and technical issues that should be considered for a successful settlement in Korea and suggested how to carry out an unprecedented financial regulation innovation for the activation of FinTech to activate and successfully establish FinTech. 

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