Government to boost cyber security measures: Yaacob – Channel NewsAsia

Monitoring and Operations Control Centre to be established, Cyber-Watch Centre upgraded and Chief Information Security Officers appointed, Minister for Communications and Information Dr Yaacob Ibrahim announced on Tues (Aug 26).


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IT security scares boost demand for cybersecurity

‘Institutes here have developed cybersecurity programmes as well. Next month, the Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) will launch an honours degree course in computer security. The degree will be awarded by Britain’s Northumbria University.

MDIS said about 50 full-time and part-time students will join the first intake.

“We’re grooming students for the industry, so almost 90 per cent of the modules are practical and hands-on. When they graduate, they’ll be ready to work in the industry,” said Vaithilingam Mullaikodi, head of MDIS’ School of Technology and E-learning.” ‘