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Cyber Security

Singapore’s first cybersecurity framework

By |2019-08-20T23:38:38+08:00December 12th, 2018|Cyber Security|

The much discussed Cybersecurity Act 2018 (the Act), which was passed by the Singapore Parliament on 5 February 2018, came into force on 31 August 2018. The Act establishes a legal framework for the oversight and maintenance of national cybersecurity in Singapore. Its four key objectives are to strengthen the [...]

North Korean charged over cyber attack that hit NHS

By |2019-08-20T23:38:39+08:00September 14th, 2018|Cyber Security, Europe, News|

A North Korean man has been identified as part of a group behind the WannaCry ransomware which caused havoc to the NHS. US authorities say Park Jin Hyok was part of the state-sponsored "Lazarus Group", which was allegedly being responsible for hacks on Sony Pictures and the theft of $81m [...]

British Airways – 380,000 card payments ‘compromised’

By |2019-08-20T23:38:39+08:00September 13th, 2018|Cyber Security, Europe, News|

Shares of British Airways' parent company IAG fell around 4% as markets opened on Friday morning, hours after the airline said the credit card information of at least 380,000 customers had been "compromised" in a data theft. The airline said people using BA.com and its mobile app for flight bookings [...]

Singapore health system hit by ‘serious breach of data’

By |2019-08-20T23:38:39+08:00July 25th, 2018|Asia, Cyber Security|

A total of 1.5 million SingHealth patients’ non-medical personal data were stolen, while 160,000 of those had their dispensed medicines’ records taken too, according to MCI and MOH. This latest incident draws similarity to the NHS hacking incident which occurred in the UK in 2017, during the WannaCry incident. SINGAPORE: [...]