Survey reveals 86% of organisations worldwide are concerned that a failure to adhere to the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation could have a major negative impact on their business.

Halvar Flake at BlackHat Asia 2017

Cyber insurance has the potential to upend an enterprise buyer-IT vendor relationship which is currently heavily weighted in favour of the latter, says Google’s Halvar Flake.

Cybersecurity

More than 20 officials from the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission and Cyber Security Malaysia took part in the two-day hands-on programme.

NUS, EZ-Link and Alibaba Cloud MOU ceremony

As part of a newly-inked MOU, NUS, EZ-Link and Alibaba Cloud will embark on a pilot data analytics project that could help contribute to the goal of a cashless society.

Personal data protection

Yeong Zee Kin sheds light on the PDPC’s approach to personal data protection and how it deals with “unknown unknowns”.

Chan Chee Chong and Chan Chee Kong of GlobalTix

E-ticketing platform provider GlobalTix sets out to demonstrate how the travel industry can make use of insights from data to deliver customised experiences at optimised prices.

To provide for uniform data protection rights, the key is to adopt an adaptive, user-centric, layered security model approach around the tenets of prevent, detect, respond and predict.

Lee Hsien Loong

Strategy brings in the international dimension and strengthens emphasis on CII protection, the creation of a safer cyberspace and capability building.

Jacqueline Poh of GovTech

“If the Singapore government were to be born as an Internet company, how would we design our services?” asks Jacqueline Poh of the new Government Technology Agency.

Jurgen Meershaege of DBS

Jurgen Meershaege shares the DBS experience in bringing together design thinking and data science to drive self-service analytics.

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CONVERGENCEASIA PIONEERS SERIES 

Prof Gordon Bell on "exascale nirvana" and other supercomputing trends

Gordon Bell of supercomputing's Gordon Bell Prize talks to ConvergenceAsia about the "scaling up" and "scaling out" of HPC and its new applications in analytics and data science. Bell was in Singapore recently for Supercomputing Frontiers 2017, where he delivered a keynote on "Three Decades: Motivating and Measuring HPC Progress". 

  • Video by Chan Wai Peng 

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