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Data privacy

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. The technology-based consulting firm is one of only a dozen companies that have earned the Infocomm Media Development Authority’s (IMDA) Data

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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 clear pathway for DPOs to upskill and progress in their c

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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 expected to generate large amounts of personal data.

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Consequences of negative workplace culture can be downright catastrophic

SINGAPORE (Jan 21): In the Commission of Inquiry (COI) into the most severe data breach in Singapore’s history, Ernest Tan, manager at IHiS, the IT arm of the Ministry of Health, revealed he was reluctant to inform his superiors about cyber attack.