By now, most are aware of The People’s Republic of China’s new Cybersecurity Law which took effect June 1, 2017, in efforts to improve national cybersecurity for the largest digital shopping and mobile/internet based financial service markets in the world. Intense discussions and debate continue within government offices, multinational businesses and human rights circles regarding […]
More needs to be done even as Singapore has made “good progress” in building up its cybersecurity capabilities, as it is more exposed than many other countries to cyberattacks, said Acting Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean on Tuesday (Sep 19).
Recent headlines around the world have been preoccupied with news from mainland China. The yuan has risen to a six-month high, Moody’s has downgraded the country’s credit rating, Beijing has vowed to continue working with the EU and others to uphold the Paris climate deal and a new Cybersecurity Law came into effect on June […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
Singapore law firm Shook Lin & Bok has beefed up its cybersecurity, deploying a self-learning system for cyber defence.