CYBER SECURITY

ShopBack and RedDoorz report data breaches

The local authorities are investigating a data breach at home-grown e-commerce cashback platform ShopBack, after the firm made public an incident involving unauthorised access to customers'...

Firms here spend more on IT due to Covid-19 than in other countries

Companies here have spent more on IT compared with the global average as more employees work from home due to Covid-19. But firms here have also placed greater emphasis on cyber-security measures...

Call to be aware of foreign interference risk during elections

The Internet has made foreign interference in elections easy and inexpensive to carry out, and it will be foolish for Singapore not to take steps to deal with the threat, Law and Home Affairs...

Budget 2020: Government sets aside S$1b over 3 years for cyber and data security

The government is setting aside S$1 billion over the next three years to build up its cyber and data security capabilities, to safeguard citizens' data and critical information infrastructure...

More collaboration needed to fight digital threats: Panel

Social media giant Twitter has banned 1.5 million accounts linked to terrorists since 2015, its senior director of public policy in Asia-Pacific Kathleen Reen said yesterday.

Cyber-security firm Ensign promotes industry veteran Tammie Tham to CEO

SINGAPORE - Homegrown cybersecurity firm Ensign InfoSecurity on Wednesday (Sept 25) promoted Tammie Tham to chief executive officer (CEO) to lead the company in its next phase of growth.

Credit card skimmers target shopping websites popular with Singaporeans, 1,700 cards for sale on Dark Web

The skimmers use a malware which acts as a digital version of a traditional credit card skimmer - a small device installed on ATMs that intercepts bank card details.

Five things businesses need to do to protect themselves against online security threats

CYBER security threats are not only growing in number, but they are also becoming more sophisticated.

New measures to protect citizens' data will limit damage done by breaches: Experts

SINGAPORE - The 13 technical measures recommended by the Public Sector Data Security Review committee would have lessened the potential damage of recent data breaches and are indication that the...

Public service to roll out 13 measures to protect citizens' personal data following data breaches

These measures aim to make databases unusable if information has been wrongfully extracted, among other things.

Iswaran repeats call for SMEs to go digital

RENEWED efforts aimed at brand-new companies have boosted a government campaign to match small businesses with digital tools.