ESTsoft Company History

2021-2016
  • 2021-2016
  • 2015-2010
  • 2009-2005
  • 2004-1992
  • 2021
    12
    Received the Ministerial Award of the Ministry of Science and ICT in the '2021 AI Grand Challenge', and recorded as most wins
    ESTsecurity, awarded '20th K-ICT Information Protection Grand Prize', Minister of Science and ICT Award
    09
    Awarded the Information and Communication Industry Promotion Agency Award in '2021 AI Online Competition'
    01
    Awarded the Ministerial Award of the Ministry of Science and ICT in the '2020 AI Grand Challenge'
  • 2020
    07
    Top 5 in all tracks(4 total) of ‘2020 AI Grand Challenge‘ (hosted by the Ministry of Science and ICT)
    TeamUp, awarded '2020 Brand of the Year Grand Prize' in IT Services(Collaboration Tools)
    ALYac, awarded '2020 Brand of the Year Selected by Consumers' in IT Services(Security)
    06
    Won 3rd Place in ‘AI Online Competition‘ (hosted by the Ministry of Science and ICT)
    01
    Eyewear Shopping Service ROUNZ, awarded grand prize in the field of digital media and service of shopping in '2019 &Award'
  • 2019
    12
    Sangwon Chung, CEO of ESTsoft, awarded Industrial Packaging Award at '2019 Venture Startup Promotion Merit Awards' (Ministry of SMEs and Startups)
    Awarded '2019 Korea Win-Win Development Grand Prize' (Seoul Industrial Promotion Agency)
    Deep Eye, awarded Industry and Energy Award at '24th Korea Distribution Awards' (Minister of Trade)
    11
    Moon Jong-hyun, director of ESTsecurity, was awarded a commendation from the Minister of Science and ICT for '2019 Information Protection Industry Night'
    Eyewear Shopping Service ROUNZ, awarded grand prize in 'Everyday Shopping' category in ‘Smart App Awards Korea 2019’ (KIPFA)
    ESTsoft/ESTsecurity, selected as '2019 Leisure-Friendly Company' (Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism)
    ESTsoft/ESTsecurity, selected as '2019 Family-Friendly Company' (Ministry of Gender Equality and Family)
    ALTools Integrated Pack v13.0, awarded grand prize at 'The 6th Korea SW Product Quality Awards' (Ministry of Science and ICT)
    Moon Jong-hyun, director of ESTsecurity, was selected as 'Information Security Practice Officer of the Year' in the ISLA Asia-Pacific
    ESTsoft/subsidiary ESTsecurity, selected as '2019 Small and Medium Businesses Good to Work' (Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
    10
    ESTsecurity, awarded grand prize in the field of EDR solutions in '2019 Security Awards Korea'
    07
    ZUM Internet, awarded 2nd Place in Situation Recognition in '2019 AI R&D Grand Challenge'
    04
    Received 'Prime Minister's Commendation' on 2019 Science and ICT Day
  • 2018
    07
    Selected as 'Seoul Small and Medium Business' in 2018 Gender Equality & Work Balance (Seoul City)
  • 2017
    12
    Selected as 'The Runner-Up Company in Job Creation in 2017' (Seoul Business Agency (SBA))
    Won the '2017 AI R&D Challenge' hosted by the Ministry of Science and ICT
    ESTgame, awarded 'Top $3 Million Exports' at the 54th Trade Day
  • 2016
    12
    Selected as '2016 Best Recruitment Companies for Job Creation' (Seoul Business Agency (SBA))
    02
    Awarded the Grand Prize at the 15th Korean SW Business Awards (Korea Software Industry Association)
    Awarded the Special Prize at the 15th Korean SW Business Awards in the leading company segment (Korea Software Industry Association)
  • 2015
    12
    Selected as one of KSVT TOP 50 Excellent Companies in the cooperation segment (DailyGrid, KSVT Certification Committee)
    11
    Awarded the Excellence Prize at the Best Companies to Work for 2015 (Jobplanet and Fortune)
    02
    Awarded the Excellence Prize at the 14th Korean SW Business Awards in the Internet service segment (Korea Software Industry Association)
    Awarded the Grand Prize at the 14th Korean SW Business Awards in the corporate competence reinforcement segment (Korea Software Industry Association)
  • 2014
    12
    Received Presidential citation for SW leaders on the 15th Software Industry Day (Korea Software Industry Association)
    Selected as 'Best Companies to Work 50' (Fortune Korea, Jobplanet)
    02
    Awarded the Excellence Prize at the 13th Korean SW Business Awards (Korea Software Industry Association)
  • 2013
    07
    ALTools Pack 9.0 selected as software for administrative work (Telecommunications Technology Association)
    ALSee 7.0 selected as software for administrative work (Telecommunications Technology Association)
    ALDrive 1.0 selected as software for administrative work (Telecommunications Technology Association)
    ALZip 9.0 selected as software for administrative work (Telecommunications Technology Association)
    05
    2013 May ALYac 3.0 and ASM 3.0 obtained Common Criteria (CC) certification
    2013 May ALYac 3.0 Server obtained Common Criteria (CC) certification
    02
    Awarded the Grand Prize at the 12th Korean SW Business Awards in the corporate management segment (Korea Software Industry Association)
  • 2012
    11
    Awarded the Prize of Korea Communications Commission Chairman at the 7th Korea Internet Award (in the technology leader segment)
    07
    Internet Disk 6i selected as software for administrative work (Telecommunications Technology Association)
    04
    Awarded prize at the Korea Master Brand Awards 2012 (hankyung.com, iMBC, and donga.com)
  • 2011
    12
    Awarded the Venture Social Contribution Prize (Korea Venture Business Association)
    11
    ALYac obtained vb100 certification (Virus Bulletin)
    09
    Selected as one of 200 Best Under A Billion in the Asia Pacific region (Forbes, U.S.)
    07
    ALYac 2.5 obtained Checkmark certification (West Coast Lab, U.K.)
    ALYac and ALMind selected as one of 2012's 30 Most Remarkable Korean Software Programs (Korea Software Enterprise Association)
    ALYac Android received a prize at the Innovative IT Product Awards (Digital Daily)
    02
    Awarded the Excellence Prize at the 10th Korean SW Business Awards (Korea Software Industry Association)
  • 2010
    12
    Awarded the Prize of Korea Communications Commission Chairman at the 5th Korea Internet Award (in the society promotion segment)
    11
    Obtained INNO-BIZ certification
    09
    BIZHARD 3.0 awarded a prize at the Korea Software Awards (Ministry of Knowledge Economy)
    08
    BIZHARD 3.0 obtained GS (Good Software) certification (Telecommunications Technology Association)
    04
    Selected as a Promising SW Global Star Company (KOTRA)
    02
    ALTools Pack 8.0 selected as software for administrative work (Korea Software Industry Association)
    Awarded the Excellence Prize at the 9th Korean SW Business Awards (Korea Software Industry Association)
  • 2009
    12
    ALYac obtained Common Criteria (CC) certification
    Obtained the Venture CSR certification (Korea Venture Business Association)
    11
    Awarded USD 5 million export tower on the 46th Trade Day (Korea International Trade Association)
    CEO Kim Jang-joong received citation from the Minister of Knowledge Economy on the 46th Trade Day)
    09
    Certified as a venture company (Korea Technology Finance Corporation)
    ALZip 8.0 obtained GS (Good Software) certification (Telecommunications Technology Association)
    06
    Received the Excellent Marketing Company Prize at the 4th Korea KOSDAQ Awards (KOSDAQ Listed Companies Association)
    04
    Awarded a prize at the Korea Master Brand Awards 2009 (hankyung.com, iMBC, and donga.com)
  • 2008
    12
    Received a prize at the Innovative IT Product Awards (Digital Daily)
    Awarded the Marketing Prize at the 2008 Bestsellers Awards in the security solution segment (Digital Times)
    Awarded USD 3 million export tower at the 2008 Trade Day Awards (Korea International Trade Association)
    Selected as one of 2008 Technology Fast 500 in the Asia Pacific region (Deloitte)
    11
    Received citation from the Minister of Knowledge Economy on the 9th Software Industry Day (Korea Software Industry Association)
    10
    Received Presidential citation at the 2008 Korea Venture Awards (Korea Venture Business Association)
    05
    ALSee v5.3 obtained GS (Good Software) certification (Telecommunications Technology Association)
    02
    Internet Disk 5.0 selected as software for administrative work (Korea Software Industry Association)
    Received the Honor Prize at the 7th Korean SW Business Awards (Korea Software Industry Association)
    CABAL Online awarded three prizes including the Best Online Game Prize at the Thailand Game Show 2008
  • 2007
    12
    Awarded the Excellence Prize at the Web Award Korea 2007 in the Internet/information service segment (Web Award Committee)
    07
    ALZip 7.0 selected as software for administrative work (Korea Software Industry Association)
    ALTools Pack 7.0 selected as software for administrative work (Korea Software Industry Association)
  • 2006
    08
    Internet Disk awarded a prize at the Korea Software Awards (Ministry of Information and Communication)
    04
    CABAL Online awarded a prize at the Digital Contents Grand Awards (Ministry of Information and Communication)
    01
    Designated as a participating company for 2006 Hi Seoul Brand Project (Seoul Business Agency)
  • 2005
    10
    ALMap 2.5 Max obtained GS (Good Software) certification (Telecommunications Technology Association)
    09
    Certified as a venture company (Director of Seoul Regional Small & Medium Business Administration)
    06
    ALFTP 4.0 obtained GS (Good Software) certification (Telecommunications Technology Association)
    05
    ALSee 4.0 obtained GS (Good Software) certification (Telecommunications Technology Association)
    ALSee awarded a prize at the Korea Software Awards (Ministry of Information and Communication)
    03
    Designated as a participating company for 2005 Export Promotion Project (Seoul Regional Small & Medium Business Administration)
    02
    Designated as a participating company for 2005 Hi Seoul Brand Project (Seoul Business Agency)
  • 2004
    12
    Internet Disk awarded Web Storage Customer Satisfaction Prize at the IT Bestsellers Awards (Digital Times)
    ALZip 6.0 obtained GS (Good Software) certification (Telecommunications Technology Association)
    ALTools Pack 6.0 selected as software for administrative work (Korea Software Industry Association)
    11
    Obtained INNO-BIZ certification
    CEO Kim Jang-joong received Hanyang Venture Prize (Hanyang Venture Alumni Association)
    02
    Internet Disk obtained GS (Good Software) certification (Telecommunications Technology Association)
  • 2003
    11
    CEO Kim Jang-joong received a special prize at the 4th Miura-Aoki Award (Japan)
    07
    Selected as a promising small & medium exporter (Seoul Regional Small & Medium Business Administration)
  • 2002
    12
    Selected as a company with outstanding technology (Korea Technology Finance Corporation)
    Selected as a promising small and medium-sized information and communications business (Ministry of Information and Communication)
    01
    Awarded the Prize of the Minister of Commerce, Industry and Energy at the Digital Innovation Awards
  • 2001
    11
    Selected as INNO-BIZ (Small & Medium Business Administration)
    07
    ALZip 5.0 selected as software for administrative work (Korea Software Industry Association)
  • 1999
    07
    Certified a venture company (Seoul Regional Small & Medium Business Administration)