Data privacy

Data privacy

Grab fined $10,000 for personal-data breach in 2019; repeated violations 'cause for concern' says privacy regulator

Singapore’s privacy regulator imposed a $10,000 penalty on ride-hailing company GrabCar Pte for a personal-data breach incident last year and raised the alarm on repeated violations by the unit of

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From Fitbits to Rokus, hedge funds mine data for consumer habits

NEW YORK (July 24): When it comes to gaining that elusive trading edge, data is fast becoming the new frontier whether it comes from Fitbits, Rokus and Teslas or employment websites like Glassdoor.

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Singapore launches initiatives to bolster personal data protection

SINGAPORE (July 22): Personal data protection is never far from the mind of Tan Swee Wan, CEO of TRS Forensics.

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Data protection officers 'critical' to success of enterprises in digital age, says Minister S Iswaran

SINGAPORE (July 17): Singapore has launched the world’s first Data Protection Officer Competency Framework and Training Roadmap that combines both data protection and data innovation to provide a c

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Governments play critical role in data protection, says RSA chief

SINGAPORE (July 16): The use of biometric authentication, or identifying individual users via facial and thumbprint recognition, has helped alleviate organisations’ headache of verifying identities

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Singapore launches new guide to promote accountability in personal data protection

SINGAPORE (July 15): Singapore on Monday launched a Guide to Accountability in personal data protection, as the city-state continues to ramp up its preparations for a future digital economy that is

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Amazon workers are listening to what you tell Alexa

SINGAPORE (Apr 15): Tens of millions of people use smart speakers and their voice software to play games, find music or trawl for trivia.

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End of data's 'Golden Age'

The Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal that broke a year ago underscored the value and vulnerability of personal data in the internet age.

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Corporate paperwork to get easier with data-sharing service MyInfo Business

SINGAPORE (Apr 15): Eric Chua, owner of IT solutions company Rocket Buzzer, once spent over a week trying to open a corporate bank account.

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Securing your data is only going to get more challenging

SINGAPORE (Dec 31): In December, news emerged that social media giant Facebook had been playing fast and loose with its users’ data.

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