Tech

Great Eastern partners Doctor Anywhere to launch tech-enabled integrated health services to bolster healthcare coverage

Insurer Great Eastern (GE) and Singapore-based healthtech startup Doctor Anywhere have partnered launch a spectrum of integrated health and wellness tech services to provide greater convenience for GE’s customers. Both companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) last Friday (19 July) which will see the duo leveraging on platform, content and product resources, as well as tech and industry expertise to …

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Singapore ranks 11th globally as cyber threat source, Kaspersky detects over two million incidents in second quarter of 2019

According to the latest data from Kaspersky Security Network (KSN), more than two million incidents originating from servers located in Singapore have been detected within the second quarter of 2019, which places Singapore at 11th globally as cyber threat source from a country. The global cybersecurity company revealed the results from the data report in a press release on Wednesday …

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IMDA says radiation level of 5G network is “very low” despite health concerns raised by Singaporeans and international scientists

From 7 May, the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) began accepting views from Singaporeans as part of its second feedback round on the implementation of fifth-generation (5G) network. Upon gathering the results from the public consultation exercise which ended last Tuesday, it was revealed that the public is concerned about the health impact of 5G mobile networks, with some urging …

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Regulating chaos in crypto world: How a licensed exchange transforms the cryptocurrency ecosystem

Viktor Kochetov, CEO of digital wallet and professional cryptocurrency trading platform Kyrrex, reflects on the regulation of crypto exchanges as the major stumbling block of this domain, and discusses how the lack thereof impacts the cryptocurrency landscape. “Games are won by players who focus on the playing field – not by those whose eyes are glued to the scoreboard.” — Warren …

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Singapore-based cybersecurity outfit Group-IB was recognised by Gartner for its solution against online fraud

Group-IB, an international company specialised in preventing cyber-attacks, online fraud, and investigating high-tech crimes, is proud to announce that it was recognised in Gartner’s 2019 Market Guide for Online Fraud Detection for its Secure Bank/Secure Portal solution. The company, which has recently opened its global headquarters in Singapore, made the announcement in a press release on Thursday (11 July). “We are honored to receive such a high appreciation …

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FinSpy strikes again: New versions for iOS and Android targeted surveillance revealed

In a press release earlier today (11 July), Kaspersky revealed that its experts have uncovered new versions of the advanced malicious surveillance tool ‘FinSpy’. The new implants work on both iOS and Android devices, can monitor activity on almost all popular messaging services, including encrypted ones, and hide their traces better than before. The basic functionality of the malware includes …

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Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance reports cybersecurity incidents cost $45B in 2018

Cybercriminals are getting better at monetising their activities, yet 95 per cent of them could have been avoided. On Tuesday (9 July), the Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance (OTA), which identifies and promotes security and privacy best practices that build consumer confidence in the Internet, released its Cyber Incident & Breach Trends Report. The report found the financial impact of …

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Digital products in banking: Walking through the creation process with Nullgravity’s Igor Pyatnytskyy

On the path to digitalisation, financial institutions stumble upon perceptional obstacles — delusions, fears and conservatism steal the chance of being innovative. VP of Business Development at digital partner & product development company Nullgravity Igor Pyatnytskyy shares his expertise, and sheds light on digital product creation. Information technologies have had an immense influence on the way people think. The human brain …

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