Smart Nation

Why going digital-only is not a win-win solution

DIGITAL transformation has hit countries around the globe. The Lion City is one of the world's top hotbeds for technology and innovation today. In fact, Singapore accounted for a quarter of the...

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.

$40m kitty set up for 5G trials to fuel Singapore's goal of leading in digital economy

One of the key uses of 5G here is in smart port management, where an operator can remotely control driverless cranes and trucks.

PM Lee Hsien Loong cites three ingredients for success in Smart Nation vision

It is no secret that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is a techie.

Underground build-up: Singapore building deep

Singapore is one of the most built-up cities not only on the surface.

Don't get phished: Businesses here lost around $43 million in 2017 due to e-mail impersonation scams

You would not allow a thief to enter your home, but what if the thief was disguised as someone familiar and tricked you into opening the door?

Everyone should learn, experiment with AI solutions: Vivian

ARTIFICIAL intelligence (AI) will have the same role tomorrow as word processing today, according to Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister-in-charge of Singapore's Smart Nation initiative.

A competitive Smart Nation through a strong and united Singapore

BUDGET 2019 offers a commendably strategic vision to build "a strong, united Singapore". This vision is consistent with the country's goal to be competitive, and to be a smart nation.

Singapore's role in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

A RACE is on globally to see which nations will lead on the digitised, Internet of Things-enabled and data-driven manufacturing front. The overall "readiness" of countries in Asia is relatively...

I See You: Is our data safe, and are we safe from our data?

EVER since the Smart Nation plan was launched in 2014, Singapore has been powering full steam ahead towards its digital grail. Rolling out one innovation after another, we advance on all fronts,...