Posts in tag

Cybersecurity


The fifth edition of the Singapore International Cyber Week (SICW), the region’s most established cybersecurity event, successfully concluded with more than 6,000 participants from across 60 countries. This was Singapore’s first hybrid MICE event held in a physical-virtual format at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre from 5 to 9 October 2020. Organised by the …

router

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”) published enhanced security requirements for new home routers sold in Singapore. The finalised Technical Specifications for Residential Gateways (“RG”), commonly known as home routers, take into account feedback from the public and industry, following an earlier consultation exercise. The Technical Specifications will come into effect in six months, on 13 April 2021. Home routers …

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 …

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, …

Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) is making its surveillance and regulation of the securities market more targeted and effective with the application of artificial intelligence (AI) enhancements to its real-time monitoring system. The introduction of AI can help to better isolate unusual activity, by learning from historical trading patterns and filtering out noise caused by …

When you flip a coin, you’re used to thinking about the outcome in terms of heads or tails. But have a chat over coffee with a quantum physicist and you’ll probably come away convinced that a third scenario is possible—that heads and tails can occur at the same time; it happens while the coin is …

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 …

In a world where we can expect more than 40 billion devices generating nearly 80 zettabytes (ZB) of data by 2025 and artificial intelligence (AI) to nearly double the rate of innovation and employee productivity by 2021, organisations will need to quickly adopt new technologies and build technology capabilities that will enable them to flourish in an innovation-led, …

To strengthen collaboration on cyber resilience and response amongst 15 port authorities, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) tabled a proposal to form and lead a “Port Authorities Chief Information Officer (CIO) Cybersecurity Network” (PACC-Net) at the 5th edition of the Port Authorities Roundtable (PAR) 2019. The proposed network will enhance cybersecurity awareness …

The Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) will be conducting its second Bug Bounty Programme (BBP) from 30 September to 21 October 2019. White hat hackers[1] from around the world have been invited to test major Internet-facing systems and websites belonging to MINDEF/Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and other agencies in the defence sector for vulnerabilities (or “bugs”), and will …