Region: Singapore

Singapore commission clarifies reasonable security standards

Singapore’s data watchdog has warned a freelance tuition website over a design fault that exposed tutors’ educational certificates.

24 April 2019

Linklaters promotes TMT partner in Singapore

Linklaters has promoted Adrian Fisher to partner in its Singapore office.

15 March 2019

US citizen ordered to return HIV data to Singapore

The Singapore Ministry of Health has won an injunction in a US court that forces a Kentucky citizen to hand back information from an HIV register that is in his possession.

07 March 2019

Singapore to introduce a data portability requirement

Singapore plans to introduce a data portability requirement amid a sweeping review of the country’s Personal Data Protection Act of 2012, the country’s data protection regulator has revealed.

26 February 2019

Singapore’s data bar

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14 February 2019

Singapore to exempt data analysis from copyright rules

Singaporean lawmakers have agreed to amend the country’s copyright laws so that copyrighted material can be mined and used in data analysis.

23 January 2019

Record fines for SingHealth data breach

Singapore’s data watchdog has fined healthcare company SingHealth and its data intermediary over a 2018 breach said to be the worst in the country’s history.

15 January 2019

Poor security awareness caused SingHealth breach, report says

A Singapore committee has recommended enhanced incident response plans for the country’s largest healthcare group in the wake of a 2018 cyberattack.

11 January 2019

Singapore's data bar

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20 December 2018

Singapore data watchdog issues flurry of fines

Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission has handed down enforcement notices to four companies for failing to make “reasonable security arrangements to prevent the unauthorised disclosure” of personal data.

19 December 2018

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