How to protect against internal and external security threats.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In an exclusive interview with FutureGov, Chief Technology Officer of Good Technology, Nicko van Someren, spoke about how the public sector can leverage mobility to achieve a more productive and happier mobile workforce while protecting critical government and citizen data.
A 2011 cyber attack on the Australian Parliament’s computer network by Chinese intelligence agencies led them to access parliamentary emails and documents for longer than previously known, up to a year, local media in Australia have confirmed.
Heartbleed, a recently-reported security bug in the widely used open source OpenSSL encryption software, has revealed a severe vulnerability that could lead to unauthorised access to confidential data. FutureGov speaks to government leaders and industry experts on how public sector organisations should respond to this security gap.
NEC Asia Pacific and Sypris Electronics have today been awarded a multi-year contract to develop a Cyber Security Laboratory for the Singapore Government.
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