CSA launches programmes to address 154% increase in business cyberattacks

Businesses and organisations in Singapore will get a helping hand to strengthen their cybersecurity.

CSA launches programmes to address 154% increase in business cyberattacks

Businesses and organisations in Singapore will get a helping hand to strengthen their cybersecurity.

Business should balance business, technology priorities to ensure security: Fortinet

Only 34% of organisations have a “robust” approach to cybersecurity.

Singapore to augment cybersecurity partnership with United States

A memorandum of understanding was signed by representatives from both parties.

Securing your business requires more than just compliance

For an organisation, setting out to achieve compliance standards, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), or Singapore's personal data protection act, is an important step towards protecting its business and reputation. The company will have to address key controls around firewalls, passwords, encryption, malware, access, and implement security best practices through a rigorous compliance process. By doing so, the organisation will have addressed some crucial elements in their security program.

Why Healthcare Security Is Critical

Throughout the pandemic, a wave of ransomware attacks disrupted operations in healthcare organisations around the world. Cyber threat actors have been capitalising on the uncertainty and disruption caused by COVID-19 to conduct malicious cyber activities. In recent months, cyber threat actors have also been attracted by the valuable research data and intellectual property relating to vaccines, treatments and testing of COVID-19 developed and held by healthcare organisations. As frontline workers fought to keep patients alive, many documented records by hand and struggled to deliver effective care in the absence of electronic patient health information (ePHI) and lifesaving, internet-connected medical equipment.

How can SMEs start investing in their cybersecurity?

Flexxon CEO Camellia Chan talks about the hurdles faced by smaller businesses when it comes to staying safe online.

Data Compliance and Data Governance are imperative for Singapore's public sector

For the past years, Singapore has witnessed a significant increase in cybersecurity challenges. The threats and attacks in public agencies and private institutions caused a tremendous impact on the country’s data and security landscape. The call for better regulations in data governance, compliance, and security guardrails has elevated further the pandemic. The virtualised environment translates to an open playing field for potential cybersecurity threats.

COVID-19: The Evolution of Scams in Asia-Pacific

In 2020, one in three people in Southeast Asia experienced online fraud amid a boom in online shopping and activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Asia-Pacific already has the highest number of internet users in the world, so the opportunities for scammers were already aplenty before the crisis of 2020.

Using smart building technology to create healthy, productive, and sustainable workplaces

Whilst the global pandemic forced many companies to require employees to work from home, a large percentage of those people have discovered that they like it. Many have appreciated the lack of daily commute and the flexibility to be with their families. Global Workplace Analytics has stated that “Before the crisis, surveys repeatedly showed 80% of employees want to work from home at least some of the time. Our best estimate is that we will see 25-30% of the workforce working at home on a multiple-days-a-week basis by the end of 2021.”

CSA launches cybersecurity awareness campaign

The agency will work with Shopee, Carousell, and NTUC FairPrice to publicise the campaign.

Daily briefing: SG eyes becoming an e-commerce hub; MSO vendor reports “cyber incident”

And former Envy Global official face new charges in $1b investment case

Singapore firms sitting ducks for ransomware attacks: study

Firms have paid as much as $1.87m when their data was held hostage.

Why should the Board be Concerned with Cybersecurity?

The rapid transition from on-premises to remote workforces in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis will be looked back upon as a world-historical event. For enterprise IT, it was an earthquake that fundamentally changed the landscape on which we stand.

Over 2 million web threats in SG detected in Q1: report

This is an increase of 262.5% year-on-year from 632,000.

More than 80% of businesses more vulnerable to cyberattacks

Work from home set ups have made businesses more vulnerable to data breaches and other online security threats.