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Singapore agencies to appoint Chief Information Security Officers

Government agencies in Singapore will appoint Chief Information Security Officers to counter the increasing threat of cyber attack, Communications Minister Yaacob Ibrahim has announced.

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21 August 2014 | Research

Test yourself: how much do you know about APIs?

Take control of your application programming process - learn how to protect your APIs against attack and hijack in this report.

20 July 2014 | Research

How do you know when government cyber security is breached?

How to protect against internal and external security threats.

4 July 2014 | Research

Is your department safe from cyber attacks?

How safe do you think government agencies are from cyber attacks?

26 June 2014 | News

Singapore, South Korea & Japan best for online service delivery - UN E-Government Rankings 2014

Singapore, South Korea and Japan have topped the UN E-Government Rankings 2014 for online service delivery, with Australia and New Zealand also performing strongly.

24 June 2014 | News

Human errors are the biggest security risk, 10 year study finds

Human errors are the biggest security risk for the public sector, a new study of data on security breaches in the last 10 years has found.

5 June 2014 | News

Over 1500 Singapore e-government accounts face security breach risk

The Singapore Government has warned that accounts used by residents to authenticate e-government transactions, including income tax records and pension savings accounts, may have been accessed without the users’ permission.

30 May 2014 | News

New Zealand government tightens privacy laws

New Zealand government tightens privacy laws to protect personal information. Proposed changes to Privacy Act strengthen powers of the Privacy Commissioner. Fore-shadows stronger investigative powers. Require agencies to “fix problems” involving breaches.

29 May 2014 | News

Singapore University Achieves Global IT Service Management Certification

The Nanyang Technological University, one of the biggest universities in Singapore with 33,500 students, has become the first higher education institution in Australasia to achieve the international ISO 20000 certification, demonstrating excellence and best practice in IT service management, CIO Tay Kheng Tiong told FutureGov.

27 May 2014 | News

Singapore government reveals US$960m new ICT tenders in 2014: Cyber security, data analytics, infrastructure, cloud & mobile

The Singapore Government has announced that S$1.2 billion (US$960 million) worth of new infocomm tenders will be called in the financial year of 2014, for areas such as cyber security, infrastructure and system development and maintenance, as well as data analytics, cloud and mobile services.

26 May 2014 | News

Hong Kong Government successfully coordinates securing e-services against Heartbleed

Hong Kong Government agencies have completed measures to protect themselves and users of their e-services against Heartbleed, a security loophole found in the widely-used OpenSSL encryption software. Agencies installed patches, arranged for renewal of digital certificates and cryptographic keys, and took steps to remind users to change their passwords.

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