WEBINAR: Cybersecurity Landscape in Singapore & Asean

In this webinar, conducted on May 13 2020, our speakers Marianne Tan, Regional Director (Paris) at the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), Erwan MACE, Founder at MyCyberhome and Damien PEREZ, Senior Trade Advisor - Head of Tech & Services at Business France Bangkok - Embassy of France in Thailand, discussed the insights and challenges of building a first-rate cybersecurity infrastructure:

  • How to prevent cyber-attacks and threats, with increasing internet connections (in 2018, 1.5 million personal health data was hacked)
  • How to protect critical sectors such as energy, health, aeronautics, water, banking, land and maritime transport, government services
  • How to build a strong cybersecurity legislation and collaborating efficiently with other countries
  • How to ensure data privacy and security for corporates and individuals, especially during the COVID-19 and work from home period

Challenges to Overcome:

  • Building a Resilient Infrastructure: consisting of strong legislation, safer governmental information systems, trained workforce against cyber-attacks
  • Creating a Safer Cyberspace with a trustworthy ecosystem deriving from improved public education and collective corporate responsibility
  • Stimulate innovation by supporting fresh initiatives, new start-ups, R&D, university cyber programmes and more
  • Strengthening International Partnerships to create cooperation in legislation, to share information and grow public awareness through the organisation of Summits to become a benchmark in ASEAN cybersecurity

This webinar was co-organised by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and The French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore.

Thank you to all our kind speakers and the participants for joining this webinar.

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