COI on SingHealth cyber attack: American expert calls for collective defence against cyber threats

SINGAPORE – Cyber criminals can find vulnerabilities and breach any organisation’s IT system given enough time, and current protection measures are insufficient. To counter this, the Government and industry players need to work together on collective systems that share information to continually learn and prepare defences, said former director of America’s National Security Agency (NSA) Keith Alexander on Monday (Nov 12). He was testifying before the Committee of Inquiry (COI) looking into the SingHealth cyber attack, in which hackers stole the personal data of 1.5 million patients and the outpatient prescription information…

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