Category Archives: Singapore

Singapore releases overarching Cybersecurity Bill for public consultation

Critical information infrastructure (CII) owners in Singapore must report security breaches, and cyber-security vendors providing highly sensitive services here will need to be licensed if a proposed Cybersecurity Bill gets the greenlight.

Singapore Ministry of Law and International Chamber of Commerce sign MOU to boost arbitration

Alexis Mourre, President of the ICC Court, Han Kok Juan, Deputy Secretary of MinLaw, John Danilovich, Secretary-General of ICC and Indranee Rajah SC, Senior Minister of State of MinLaw and Ministry of Finance

The Singapore Ministry of Law (MinLaw) and the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) announced today that the ICC Court will set up a case management office in Singapore—aimed at boosting arbitration and serving the dispute resolution needs of businesses around the world.

Singapore to recruit for cyber defense center for National Service

The Singapore government plans to tap promising students to do their national service in a new cyber security unit set up by the Ministry of Defense. Meanwhile, training camps for students will spread awareness and career advice about the sector. The Defense Cyber Organization will tackle digital threats to the city-state. The government wants to […]

Singapore Adopts ISO 37001 Standard on Anti-Bribery Management Systems

Singapore launched the Singapore Standard (SS) ISO 37001 on Anti-bribery management systems on 12 April 2017, following a public consultation from February to March 2016 on the adoption of the International Organisation for Standardization (ISO)’s new set of voluntary standards (designated as ISO 37001) for anti-bribery compliance. ISO 37001 represents a global consensus of good […]

Singapore launches AI.SG initiative to boost AI capabilities

Artificial intelligence is the trending tech topic of the year and Singapore’s government doesn’t want to miss out. That’s the motivation behind AI.SG, a new initiative announced during the Innovfest Unbound conference by minister for communications and information, Dr. Yaacob Ibrahim.

Singapore, US look to deepen ties in fintech, e-commerce

Singapore and the United States are looking at ways to deepen collaboration in areas such as infrastructure, financial technology, smart city solutions and e-commerce.