Singapore's business-focused fundamentals and geographic access are drawing global tech companies to its shores, but lack of talent and high costs may curb future takers.
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More sophisticated, targeted attacks on Asia-based firms should drive the evolution of internal culture and processes to combat such threats. There are significant hurdles to overcome, however, and the cyberthreat landscape remains fundamentally global.
IT infrastructure is in place to support cloud environments in both private and public sectors, but user education and change management remain key barriers to adoption in Singapore.
Payment provider partners local mobile operator Chunghwa Telecom and four banks to offer NFC-based virtual credit cards to consumers in the market, but service will only start end 2013.
Researchers from both countries are looking at other means of transmitting information to replace the Internet, which is deemed to have security challenges and a source of high power consumption.
Country's defense ministry is planning the formation of the digital special force to mitigate the threat of hackers against national security.
Software vendor agrees to build the center in Chongqing to offer software consulting, application development and delivery services.
E-commerce giant unveils Cainiao Network Technology, which it established with other investors. The new company will build a "smart" logistics system which could cost up to 300 billion yuan.
The government will be setting aside 200 million ringgit initially to bankroll SMBs putting up their patents as collateral, as well as offer a 2 percent interest rate subsidy to help them expand their businesses.
Electronic Government Agency says four software companies will collaborate to offer 11 online applications next month for government agencies to utilize.