Singapore’s wealth management industry needs to beef up its cyberdefences if it is to remain trustworthy
For any credible corporate services provider, client confidentiality is non-negotiable, and is arguably one of the most (if not THE most) important aspects of our job.
On the evenings of 22 and 24 October 2016, national telco StarHub's home broadband services unexpectedly were disrupted – an unprecedented occurrence in normally safe, efficient, and connected Singapore.
The recent discovery of a terror cell, the doubling of online cheating cases, and the ongoing investigations on third-party corruption scandals are signs of a new reality faced by Singapore businesses – the global threats of cybercrime, terrorism, and fraud are now a part of everyday life.
The objective of Singapore's quest to be the world's first smart nation is to make a positive difference to people's lives and reinforce Singapore as a leading city state to attract investment, develop talent and innovation.
"I believe in the notion of a trampoline." That metaphor was all it took for Singapore’s deputy prime minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam to encapsulate Singapore’s approach toward fostering socio-economic resilience in her population.
With Singapore seen as one of the most advanced and forward-looking cities in Asia, we would expect Singaporeans to be taking the lead when it comes to workforce planning… but the Workforce Planning Trends and Practices survey report 2015 reveals a surprisingly primitive side to the highly developed first-world nation.
In late 2014 the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) announced the launch of the Infocomm Security Starter Kit to help businesses, especially SMEs, to adopt a wider range of information security measures.
The K Box data breach in September and recent incidents involving the leak of customer data by popular online shopping sites have led to a reassessment among Singapore SMEs of their cyber defence postures.