14 Nov '17, 1pm

Singapore Considers Limiting Use of NRIC Numbers

Singapore Considers Limiting Use of NRIC Numbers

HOO Chuan-Wei, an APAC technical adviser for ISC2, notes: "Our national ID card system is rather strong and it is easy to spot a fake ID card. If we are looking at the Singpass [online account management for access to Singapore Government e-services] system, the government has implemented 2FA [two-factor authentication] to mitigate access control risks. 2FA is only as strong as the implementation; OTP [one-time password] via SMS is being considered a weak option due to the inherent weakness of the mobile phones and the SS7 vulnerability on the telco network."

Full article: https://www.databreachtoday.com/singapore-considers-limit...

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