Cybersecurity is still a male-dominated profession, but women are starting to get in on the action. From showing more confidence in their technical skills to being adaptable, women can play to their strengths to build a fulfilling career in cybersecurity. Though no less capable than their male counterparts, women are still underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) roles,...
Mr Christopher Tong, engineering project manager at GovTech, discusses the challenges and complexities of scaling smart city solutions. Dense clusters of buildings, sprawling infrastructure and hordes of people do not a smart city make. To become truly ‘smart’, cities need to sense and respond to the needs of its denizens, and that ambition begins with data. Like the nerves of the...
At the 4th GovTech STACK-X Meetup, two experts showcased some of the practical uses and latest advances in machine learning. In simpler times, the word ‘training’ applied exclusively to living things—for instance, you could train a dog to perform a trick, or a person to excel at a sport. But nowadays, even machines can be trained to carry out specific...
At the rapidly evolving frontier of cybersecurity, it pays to have an understanding of the emerging threats and the protective actions that can be taken to mitigate them. When Singapore rolled out its Digital Government Blueprint in June 2018, building reliable, secure and resilient systems was earmarked as a key priority. Aware of the risks from digitalising government systems—especially with...
"The Age of the Intelligent Edge" - Alvin Tan, Regional Vice President, Tanium @ ConnectGov V Cyber-attacks have skyrocketed during this pandemic, with the cyber-attackers taking more opportunities to breach defences, rendering traditional cyber-defence approaches insufficient. Alvin Tan, Regional Vice President of Tanium talked about the implications of endpoints and how intelligent approaches are needed in the evolving landscape, during the #ConnectGov2020 Summit.  
#HASHTECH Unplugged: Cybersecurity orchestration in the healthcare sector Special Interview with: Linus Tham, Group CIO, IHH Healthcare Leonard Ong, Regional Information Security Officer, APAC, GE Healthcare Alvin Rodrigues, Field Chief Security Officer - Asia Pacific, Infoblox In this second part of this edition of #Hashtech Unplugged, tech leaders from Asia's healthcare sector talk about Cybersecurity orchestration in the healthcare sector. To be in business is to be ready for the...
#HASHTECH Unplugged! Transforming the Healthcare Sector at the frontlines of the Covid-19 Pandemic Special Interview with: Linus Tham, Group CIO, IHH Healthcare Leonard Ong, Regional Information Security Officer, APAC, GE Healthcare Alvin Rodrigues, Field Chief Security Officer - Asia Pacific, Infoblox In Part 1 of this edition of #Hashtech Unplugged, tech leaders from Asia's healthcare sector share how the Covid-19 pandemic has transformed the frontlines of medical care and...
In a recent survey done with a client of CrowdStrike, Sherif El Nabawi, Vice President, Asia Pacific & Japan Sales Engineering & Service Provider Sales, CrowdStrike Asia Pacific & Japan, mentions 70% of those working from home preferred working from home and 60% out of those felt they were more productive and happier in that environment, which meant organisations were forced to...
During the #ConnectGov2020 virtual summit, we had a special use case on the world of Formula One Racing. Aston Martin Red Bull Racing and Citrix have a relationship spanning more than a decade. With Citrix technology, Aston Martin Red Bull Racing can access high-powered computing resources from anywhere in the world. Bringing all the members of the team whether in the UK,...
"Redefining the Playing Field with Exponential Technologies and Enterprise Mobility" - Nathalie Duchemin, Regional Business Development Manager Mobile B2B, Samsung @ ConnectGov V The Covid-19 crisis has forced each and every one of us to rethink the way we live and operate in business. From dealing with disrupted supply chains to empty call centers, organisations today are more dependent...