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Firewall
Singapore & US commit to ASEAN cybersecurity
The Cyber Security Agency of Singapore and the US Department of State have signed a Declaration of Intent (DOI) that will benefit ASEAN member states.
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Sophos
SingHealth breach hits 1.5 million patients after 'deliberate, well-planned attack'
At least 1.5 million patients who visited any SingHealth outpatient clinic or polyclinic between 1 May 2015 and 4 July 2018 may be affected.
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Threat intelligence
CSA strikes another partnership to strengthen Singapore's threat intelligence
"FS-ISAC has made much progress in this area. We look forward to our partnership to address pressing cybersecurity issues together."
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Phishing
Singapore CSA looks back at 2017's most rampant cyber threats
Last year there was a notable shift from profit-motivated attacks to attacks designed to cause disruption.
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Cybersecurity
Singapore IMDA launches GoSecure cybersecurity programme for Singapore ICT firms
According to IMDA, the programme will benefit 200 Singapore-based ICT companies over the two-year period.
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Cybersecurity
Singapore committed to shaping the future of a cyber-smart maritime industry
“Digitalisation is here, and you’d better embrace it. Cybersecurity today is a key challenge that the maritime industry must take seriously."
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Cybersecurity
Singapore & UK Governments commit to building cybersecurity capacity for Commonwealth
Singapore and the United Kingdom have taken their commitment to cybersecurity cooperation and teamwork to a new level this week.
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Malware
Security expert comments on spearphishing attacks against Singapore universities
"These attacks against universities serve as a reminder that more cross-country collaboration is needed to stop attackers from gaining an upper hand."
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Singtel
Singtel Innov8 & NUS to launch Singapore cybersecurity startup hub
The hub, called Innovation Cyber Security Ecosystem at Block 71 (ICE71), aims to deepen Singapore’s cybersecurity industry.
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Training
Singapore's MINDEF launches cyber training scheme for national servicemen
Singapore’s Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) is opening its doors to the Singapore Armed Forces as part of a new initiative called Cyber NSF Work-Learn.
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Cybersecurity
Singapore passes Cybersecurity Bill for nation's critical infrastructure providers
Singapore’s parliament has successfully passed the country’s Cybersecurity Bill into law this week.
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Data breach
Singapore Cybersecurity Challenge winners laud UK 'Masterclass' experience
The Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) has congratulated participants in last year’s Cyber Security Challenge UK Masterclass Finals.
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Law
Public feedback demands clarity in Singapore's draft Cybersecurity Bill
The Singapore Government has revealed stakeholders’ feedback from the country’s draft Cybersecurity Bill.
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Monetary Authority of Singapore
MAS panel discusses strategies for Singapore's cyber resilience
"The meeting provided MAS an opportunity to validate its strategy for strengthening cyber resilience in the financial sector."
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Training
CSA Singapore & ISACA team to help cybersecurity 'ride the digital wave'
“There is a strong demand for cyber security professionals; we need to grow our cyber security ecosystem in order to ride the digital wave."
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IBM
Monetary Authority of Singapore launches Cyber Security Advisory Panel
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has set up its own Cyber Security Advisory Panel that includes global security experts and thought leaders.
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Cybersecurity
Delegates converge for Singapore International Cyber Week
"SICW presents an excellent opportunity for the region’s public and private sector experts to convene, to have meaningful conversations."
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Data breach
Singapore's MINDEF suffers I-net data breach, 850 credentials stolen
Singapore’s Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) has publicly revealed the details of a breach in its I-net system, which happened earlier this month.