10 Aug '18, 9am

Parliament: #Cyber#security Agency to give directions to critical sectors on how to bolster cyber defence

Parliament: #Cyber#security Agency to give directions to critical sectors on how to bolster cyber defence

SINGAPORE - To better protect essential services like government, healthcare or water against cyber attacks, the Cyber Security Agency (CSA) will give directions to organisations providing critical services on the security measures they have to adopt. The agency will also give advice to owners of critical information infrastructure (CII) - computer systems involved in delivering essential services - on what they can do to further beef up their defence. Minister for Communications and Information S. Iswaran gave this update in Parliament on Monday (Aug 6), when answering questions about government measures to strengthen cyber security in the wake of the worst data breach in Singapore. Last month, it was announced that hackers had infiltrated the computers at healthcare group SingHealth and stole the personal data of 1.5 million SingHealth patients , along with the outpatien...

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