National Registration Department of Malaysia has tightened the security of MyKad, a compulsory identity document for citizens, to reduce counterfeit cards, said Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Datuk Dr Wan Junaidi Jaafar.
During a recent IT Security Conference, Daniel Lai, the Government ...
After a successful roll-out of its self-service facility ‘iCollect’ in April, Singapore’s Immigration & Checkpoints Authority told FutureGov that it plans to progressively extend this convenient service to other secured documents which will benefit more residents.
Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin launched, earlier this week, a national policy document that outlines Malaysia’s strategy for cyber crisis mitigation and response.
Despite the widely known benefits of cloud in the public sector including flexibility and cost reduction, cloud adoption among the European Union member states has been very heterogeneous. The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security recommends developed of a unified strategy for government cloud.
Governments are becoming more aware of their responsibility to make government information available to the public. Australian Information Commissioner, Professor John McMillan, shares with FutureGov his thoughts on changes in the sphere of information policy, privacy and freedom of information.
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) unveiled the newest addition to its website security toolset as part of ongoing efforts to help its 193 member states evaluate and secure their government websites.
State Services Minister Jonathan Coleman and Internal Affairs Minister Chris Tremain announced the creation of a Government Chief Privacy Officer (GCPO) role as additional support to the Government Chief Information Officer (GCIO) in leading various initiatives on privacy and security across the government.
Agency for Science, Technology and Research in Singapore was formally presented with the ISO 27001 certification last Friday for its Data Centre Matrix. FutureGov was invited to attend the award ceremony at its office.
Marking their eighth year of ICT partnership, ASEAN and China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to further ICT cooperation in a wide range of areas. ASEAN hopes to deepen collaborations with its dialogue partners to bring greater benefit to citizens.
Governments operate in a challenging environment with growing threats to their critical IT systems. FutureGov speaks to industry experts from Symantec to better understand how public sector organisations can improve their business continuity and security.
Cooperation in e-government and cyber security has been a key focus in the 2015 ASEAN ICT Masterplan. ASEAN ICT ministers met for the 13th annual ASEAN Telecommunication and Information Technology Ministers Meeting on 14-15 November to continue enhancing regional cooperation in ICT.
In a visit to Ngee Ann Secondary School yesterday (22 July), FutureGov found students deeply ...
The Infocomm Development Authority and Ministry of Education of Singapore have initiated plans to introduce ...
Ngee Ann Secondary School’s students are on a bid to “change the world” with ...