Government : Asia

It may be one region but Asia is widely recognized as heterogeneous: what works in Singapore may not work in China, India or in Malaysia. The same applies for its governments. We analyze key policies and explain how they impact the overall ICT industry and general population.

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Singapore urged to make changes to proposed bill against online falsehoods

Singapore urged to make changes to proposed bill against online falsehoods

Government should cement its pledge not to use the law to stifle free speech by amending key components in the draft bill, such as including a clause to clearly state the act is not targeted at opinions and parody and creating an independent council to monitor online falsehoods, urge Singapore's Nominated Members of Parliament.

May 1, 2019 by

NHS offers Singapore advice on healthcare security

NHS offers Singapore advice on healthcare security

Having gone through the mayhem of WannaCry, UK healthcare agency National Health Service underscores the importance of investing in and building up cybersecurity defences as well as ensuring the leadership team recognises the importance of security.

April 28, 2019 by

Kaspersky CEO: Open your source codes to win governments' trust

Kaspersky CEO: Open your source codes to win governments' trust

Governments harbouring security concerns about systems manufactured by foreign tech companies should ask these vendors to open up their source codes for inspection, just like technology players such as Huawei and Kaspersky have done for their customers, says Eugene Kaspersky.

April 22, 2019 by

Internet and email usage policy

Internet and email usage policy

Internet and email communications are integral to performing modern business tasks, but companies must put rules in place to reduce the risks that come along with those technologies. This policy offers...

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Singapore public sector reports yet another security lapse

Singapore public sector reports yet another security lapse

Following a spate of data breaches affecting healthcare patients in Singapore, another lapse has occurred. A server containing personal information of 808,201 blood donors was not properly secured by a third-party vendor, potentially exposing data such as blood type and national identification number.

March 15, 2019 by

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