Singapore government

Blocking the Internet isn’t the only – or best – way to combat cyber threats
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Blocking the Internet isn’t the only – or best – way to combat cyber threats

June 9th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Is there an alternative to blocking out the Internet on thousands of computers used by public servants in the name of security? Here are a few...
Puzzling to cut Internet access from public servants in Singapore
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Puzzling to cut Internet access from public servants in Singapore

June 8th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The focus has to be finding a balance between information access and cyber security. Thus the move to cut off public servants from the Net is...
Singapore government to launch infocomm tenders worth S$2.2 billion
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Singapore government to launch infocomm tenders worth S$2.2 billion

May 27th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The amount outstrips the S$1.95 billion spent last year and is among the highest in recent...
Singapore government apps: SingStat gets it right, LTA not quite
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Singapore government apps: SingStat gets it right, LTA not quite

November 25th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Government agencies should only start developing apps when it provides a public utility that no private organisation is willing or able to provide, perhaps without any profit in...
Singapore government releases more data to public, aims for “social innovation”
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Singapore government releases more data to public, aims for “social innovation”

June 17th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Software developers can take the data and generate useful apps for smartphone users here, while the public can make decisions - such as where to open a retail shop or buy an apartment - with the publicly-available...