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Microsoft announced the general availability of Operator Connect, a new operator-managed service for bringing Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) calling to Microsoft Teams. In addition to Microsoft’s network of global operator partners, local telecommunications provider Singtel has become the first operator based in Singapore to leverage this service and offer the Unified Communications (UC) Direct Connect …

Singapore’s ongoing transformation into a Smart Nation has led the cybersecurity sector to be in constant need for more experts and talents. Doing its part to develop more local talents in this sector, Ensign InfoSecurity, one of the Asia Pacific’s largest pure-play cybersecurity firms, has donated S$120,000 to the Singapore University of Technology and Design …

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued revised Technology Risk Management Guidelines (578.7 KB) (Guidelines) to keep pace with emerging technologies and shifts in the cyber threat landscape. The revised Guidelines focus on addressing technology and cyber risks in an environment of growing use by financial institutions (FIs) of cloud technologies, application programming interfaces, and rapid …

Meet Singapore’s Tech Transformers, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that have adopted innovation, embraced new technologies and digitalisation to meet the challenges of a disrupted business environment. Behind their transformation is a partnership with A*STAR, involving training and the adoption of technologies to achieve their digital goals. Here, learn more about the evolution of Fong’s …

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. …