Singapore plans to review strategy, laws against cyber hacks

The importance of cybersecurity has come into sharp relief over the past two years, as much of the world went into lockdown during the Covid-19 pandemic. — AFP

Singapore plans to review its strategy to further safeguard the country against cyber attacks, and may also revise its laws in this area.

An updated strategy would give businesses and people better tools to deal with cybersecurity, Josephine Teo, the minister for communications and information, said in an interview with Bloomberg on Friday. The city-state’s stance has been to assume that cyber breaches have already happened, meaning the focus is on ensuring systems are robust and there are recovery plans.

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