SINGAPORE (July 17): The Ministry of Communications and Information and the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore are seeking feedback on a proposed cybersecurity bill that sets out how the government will protect critical information infrastructure (CII) from cybersecurity incidents.

The bill is a major step forward in safeguarding critical infrastructure such as power generators and the stock exchange, but it also places a significant burden on companies.

CII refers to computers or systems that have been designated as essential for the operations of 11 essential sectors: healthcare, maritime, media, telecommunications, energy, water, banking and finance, security and emergency services, land transport, aviation and the government.

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