Singpass

Despite teething issues, new SingPass Mobile app is a big step forward for a smart nation
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Despite teething issues, new SingPass Mobile app is a big step forward for a smart nation

October 24th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
By offering easy yet secure access to digital services, SingPass Mobile is an important piece of the smart nation puzzle for...
Fines and warnings for 11 organisations for data privacy lapses in Singapore
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Fines and warnings for 11 organisations for data privacy lapses in Singapore

April 21st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The move against such data privacy lapses is an unprecedented one that signals a tough stance against errant...
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...
Warning: Don’t fall for SingPass phishing scam
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Warning: Don’t fall for SingPass phishing scam

June 26th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
If you receive a suspicious-sounding e-mail telling you to verify your details for your SingPass account by clicking on a link, don't do so and delete the...
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...
IDA reveals two-factor authentication plans for SingPass
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IDA reveals two-factor authentication plans for SingPass

November 27th, 2014 | by Aaron Tan
Nearly six months after the high-profile breach of over 1,500 SingPass accounts, the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) has shed light on its two-factor authentication (2FA) implementation plans to secure the login process for...
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SingPass breach: time for government agencies to take security more seriously

July 8th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Perhaps the worst thing that can happen after the recent SingPass security breach is to assume it cannot happen...
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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...
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Singapore government tender deadlines extended, after SingPass login glitch

March 5th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Companies bidding for government projects at the Singapore government procurement website, Gebiz, will have some of their deadlines extended after a glitch in a server prevented many from logging...