The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, the Hong Kong Police Force and the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre reminded the public last week of the need to stay vigilant of cyber threats.
After a successful roll-out of its self-service facility ‘iCollect’ in ...
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 order to build confidence in cloud adoption, the Singapore government has launched a new cloud security standard to provide greater clarity on levels of security offered by cloud service providers, said Steve Leonard, Executive Deputy Chairman, Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore this morning.
Subpages of the official web sites of Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and the Istana were compromised last week. Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore clarified that the web sites were not hacked as both the Prime Minister’s Office and Istana main sites were still working.
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 ...