15 Sep '11, 2pm

137 firms take part in mock terror attack exercise: By Stella Lee | Posted: 15 September 2011 2219 hrs The exerc...

SINGAPORE: Some 137 financial institutions participated in a simulated terror attack on Thursday. The exercise was designed to test industry-wide coordination and response to a major operational disruption affecting the financial sector as a result of physical and cyber attacks. Through the exercise, financial institutions had to decide on appropriate courses of action, taking into consideration issues such as staff safety, continuation of critical business functions, and situational awareness as the scenario unfolded. The outcome of the exercise enabled the participating institutions to assess their crisis management and business continuity operations. The exercise, which lasted between 2pm and 5pm, included the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the Singapore Exchange, banks and other financial companies. The exercise was sponsored by the Association of Banks in Sing...

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Exercise Northstar 8 to be held mid-Nov on Jurong Island: By Hetty Musfirah | Posted: 15 September 2011 2133 hrs...

Exercise Northstar 8 to be held mid-Nov on Juro...

channelnewsasia.com 15 Sep '11, 2pm

SINGAPORE: The next instalment of the large-scale emergency preparedness exercise to test Singapore's response to terroris...

SAF takes part in exercise Suman Warrior

SAF takes part in exercise Suman Warrior

channelnewsasia.com 16 Sep '11, 1am

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) took part in the annual Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) land exercise c...