There has been a growing global trend regarding the security and sovereignty of digital data – building facilities that store online data closer to customers. Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook are among the big American technology companies building data centers in Germany, the Netherlands, France and other countries. While some of the expansion is for technical […]
Apple Inc. will establish its first data center in China to speed up services such as iCloud for local users and abide by laws that require global companies to store information within the country.
Singapore is fast becoming a one-of-a-kind regional legal technology hub in Asia. The country’s judiciary and legal associations recently released a plan to imbed technology in the local legal culture, while Singapore’s Supreme Court has moved to launch paperless electronic proceedings—a trend picking up steam in other courts around the region.
Singapore has a near-perfect approach to cybersecurity, but many other rich countries have holes in their defenses and some poorer countries are showing them how it should be done, a U.N. survey showed on Wednesday.
On June 9, 2017, the Cyberspace Administration of China (“CAC”), together with three other agencies, released a Catalog of Critical Network Equipment and Network Security Products (First Batch) (“the Catalog,” original Chinese version available here). It specifies network products that must be certified before they can be marketed in China. China’s Cybersecurity Law (see our series of blog […]
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 […]
In a two-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) inked by the two countries on 2 June 2017, the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore and the Australian government will conduct regular information exchanges on cyber threats, share best practices to promote innovation in cyber security and build cyber security capabilities.
Singapore law firm Shook Lin & Bok has beefed up its cybersecurity, deploying a self-learning system for cyber defence.