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Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat announced Singapore’s Safer Cyberspace Masterplan 2020 at the opening ceremony of the virtual Singapore International Cyber Week. Building on the 2016 Singapore Cybersecurity Strategy[1], the Masterplan outlines a blueprint for the creation of a safer and more secure cyberspace in Singapore. Developed in consultation with industry and academic partners, it …

According to a recently published report by CB Insight, Grab is the highest-funded fintech startup (currently private, up-and-coming company) in the world. The Singaporean business is also a ride hailing and food delivery provider, partly explaining why the startup’s funding is so far ahead of its fintech peers. Grab started out by offering taxi bookings and only later …

Online programmes to help seniors pick up using digital skills are now available, including IMDA’s new Virtual Digital Clinic. It’s been a little over a month since the start of Singapore’s circuit breaker period. As the measures begin to gradually ease up this May, we are now slowly seeing the light at the end of …

Microsoft 365 is now available in Singapore. It is a refresh of Office 365, which provides users with new artificial intelligence (AI), rich content and templates, and cloud-powered experiences. These experiences are being rolled out regionally and will reach over 38 million Office 365 subscribers globally in the next few months. “We want to continue …

Singapore and Australia have renewed the 2017 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cybersecurity cooperation, to further strengthen and expand cooperation and information sharing. The MOU was signed by Mr David Koh, Chief Executive, Cyber Security Agency of Singapore, and Dr Tobias Feakin, Ambassador for Cyber Affairs and Critical Technology, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, …

ST Engineering and Janus Technologies launched the BIOS-SHIELD™, Asia’s first firmware solution with a cloud-based management portal that provides enterprises with a highly secure endpoint management and control. Enterprises are able to transform existing backend management to cloud, enhancing the security features of their endpoints remotely and addressing challenges faced in today’s highly mobile technology landscape. …

A DQ Institute global study on child online safety released in association with Singtel has ranked Singapore fourth after Spain, Australia and Malaysia for best online safety in the inaugural Child Online Safety Index (COSI) which measures the level of online safety for children in 30 countries. Launched today on Safer Internet Day 2020, COSI is …

Paying suppliers and vendors with cash could soon be a thing of the past for Singapore’s 28,000 coffee shops, hawker centres and restaurants. DBS has launched an industry-first solution to transform the largely cash and paper-based B2B payments and collections landscape for businesses in Singapore. DBS’ QR-code based solution is powered by DBS RAPID and …

Google and Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”) will support the expansion of the Code in the Community (CITC) programme with $2 million in grant funding, to help more underprivileged young Singaporeans to be digitally ready for the future. This commitment, announced by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Mr Heng Swee Keat, will enable …

Singapore and the Republic of Korea have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enhance cooperation and information sharing on cybersecurity. The MOU was signed by Mr David Koh, Chief Executive, Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) and Mr Kim Seok-hwan, President, Korea Internet and Security Agency (KISA), and was exchanged by Singapore’s Ambassador to …