Tag: SingHealth data breach

Recent data breaches tarnish Singapore’s world-class tech hub image

In the past few years, Singapore has built quite a reputation for itself as a world-class tech hub in Asia. Many companies looking for an entrance into the emerging markets in the region have found the city-state to be the best place to start. As...

Dr. Balakrishnan explains why identity of SingHealth attackers was never revealed

At the Singapore Perspectives conference at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore’s Foreign Minister Vivian Balaksrishnan said that the identity of the masterminds behind the SingHealth cyberattack has remained undisclosed due to a decision made by the authorities, who believe revealing who they...

Iswaran: Identity of SingHealth hackers known, but will remain undisclosed for national security reasons

S Iswaran, Singapore’s Minister for Communications and Information, said in Parliament on Tuesday, January 15, that the Government now knows the hacker’s identity in the Singhealth cyber attack. However, this will remain undisclosed in the interest of national security. However, he did talk about the...

S$750,000 fine imposed on IHiS, S$250,000 fine on SingHealth, due to country’s worst security breach

As penalties for lapses that led to the most severe data breach in Singapore’s history, the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) has imposed high fines on SingHealth and the Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS). The data breach occurred between June and July 2018, with...