New cyber security law in the offing for Singapore

June 23, 2016

Singapore government will table new Cyber Security Bill in 2017 to strengthen its online defences

Singapore’s minister for communications and information Yaacob Ibrahim told lawmakers that the country needs updated cyber laws, and that a new Cyber Security Bill will be tabled in Parliament in 2017.

He said the proposed bill will ensure that operators take proactive steps to secure critical information infrastructure, as well as report incidents.

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