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Log in to e-services by scanning your face, sending SMS to children for SingPass verification
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Log in to e-services by scanning your face, sending SMS to children for SingPass verification

December 17th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
By scanning their faces to verify their identity, SingPass users can sign on to Singapore government services...
As Singapore banks ditch physical tokens, can software options be as secure?
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As Singapore banks ditch physical tokens, can software options be as secure?

April 12th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The question users must ask is whether this new digital token is as secure as...
Uphill struggle against cyber attacks, as Mindef hacking case shows
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Uphill struggle against cyber attacks, as Mindef hacking case shows

March 1st, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
The attack is another wake-up call for government agencies planning to go digital with more e-services in the months...
Expect phone hacking, fraud to rise as mobile transactions become common
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Expect phone hacking, fraud to rise as mobile transactions become common

January 31st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The question for consumers, as more turn to the phone as a mobile wallet, is whether they want more convenience or...
SingPass to be more secure for e-government services from July 5
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SingPass to be more secure for e-government services from July 5

July 2nd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The new SingPass system promises to let users log in like they would for online banking transactions, through what is known as two-factor authentication or...
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Commentary: SingPass security issues highlight need for two-factor authentication

June 5th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Why SingPass hasn't been beefed up remains a mystery. As a result, it has become an easy target all these years and now users have to face up to the...
Commentary: multiple two-factor tokens are a drag to users
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Commentary: multiple two-factor tokens are a drag to users

December 21st, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore's nationwide effort to bring one token for all online transactions has taken only slow steps. People are ending up with multiple...
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How technology can help in a Singapore with 6.9 million people

February 2nd, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
It's useful to take lessons from overseas, like Japan, where folks have found innovative ways to get around the really tight spaces afforded to each person...
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One token for Singapore users to log in online

January 20th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Internet users in Singapore can expect to transfer savings funds, access health records and carry out other online transactions more easily with a single token from the second half of this year, as a government-backed...