risk management

Is TikTok finally saying goodbye to India?

Is TikTok finally saying goodbye to India?

By slashing 800 jobs from its India operations, TikTok looks to be decamping out of the country, a market once among its largest globally. The social media company is now moving several core operations, including R&D, to the more benign environment of Singapore.
Mar 3 2021 8:10AM
Indonesia sets up virtual police to monitor social media discourse

Indonesia sets up virtual police to monitor social media discourse

As a first step, the new police unit aims to monitor, educate and prevent the public from potential cyber crime, and will take harsher actions if their advice is not heeded.
Mar 3 2021 8:09AM
MWC Shanghai kicked off last week, bringing large-scale events back to Asia

MWC Shanghai kicked off last week, bringing large-scale events back to Asia

While the pandemic has kept trade shows on the sidelines in 2020, exhibition organisers and associations are cautiously optimistic this year will be better, forecasting that the enforcement of safety measures and growing pent up demand will see global event revenues doubling in 2021
Feb 25 2021 8:03AM
COVID-19 breaks tradition and transforms how Sri Lanka’s favourite beverage, tea, is bought and sold

COVID-19 breaks tradition and transforms how Sri Lanka’s favourite beverage, tea, is bought and sold

Barred from doing physical auctions, where tea was sold since 1880, and facing the threat of a business closure, brokers, merchants and buyers in the Sri Lankan tea trade turned to Microsoft and the cloud to keep two million workers and a multimillion dollar staple industry alive and humming
Feb 24 2021 10:06AM
High number of Asia-Pacific financial institutions found lax in reporting financial crime

High number of Asia-Pacific financial institutions found lax in reporting financial crime

What is worrying is that the bulk of financial institutions in APAC will break laws and incur fines to facilitate transactions, even questionable ones.
Feb 24 2021 9:42AM
APAC organisations risk stringent fines if they do not comply with data protection guidelines

APAC organisations risk stringent fines if they do not comply with data protection guidelines

European regulators have shown their willingness to use enforcement powers and we are poised to see an oncoming wave of steep GDPR-style fines on companies across the region. Regulators are no longer sympathetic to organisations who have not met their data protection obligations. What should APAC companies do?
Feb 24 2021 8:37AM
Singtel taking action on data breach to support affected stakeholders

Singtel taking action on data breach to support affected stakeholders

Nearly 130,000 customers’ personal information – including NRIC details – were stolen, with 23 organisations impacted in Singapore
Feb 19 2021 8:52AM
Greater urgency and more efforts needed to stop cyber supply chain attacks

Greater urgency and more efforts needed to stop cyber supply chain attacks

Organisations must recognise that their cyber supply chain network is becoming more integrated with their business operations and is particularly vulnerable to cyber risk exposure
Feb 2 2021 1:33PM
January 28 is Data Privacy Day. How secure is your business in 2021?

January 28 is Data Privacy Day. How secure is your business in 2021?

Commemorated annually, Data Privacy Day aims to inspire dialogue and empower individuals and companies globally to act to safeguard their data.
Jan 28 2021 8:18AM
Digital transformation needs clear strategy and whole organisation approach to work

Digital transformation needs clear strategy and whole organisation approach to work

The pandemic’s impact and slowdown in 2021 are leading many companies in the region to slash budgets and IT spending. In this cash-strapped environment, how should companies plan their digital initiatives and which investments must remain critical to the continuity of their business? How can they balance recovery and their ability to grow when the market picks up?
Jan 26 2021 8:35AM
HSBC and Silent Eight announce collaboration to fight financial crime globally

HSBC and Silent Eight announce collaboration to fight financial crime globally

New Alert Resolution capability set for implementation within HSBC's global compliance organisation
Jan 25 2021 2:08PM
NUS in Singapore develops tool to track data leakage from AI systems

NUS in Singapore develops tool to track data leakage from AI systems

The vulnerabilities of AI systems
Nov 26 2020 4:51PM
Pandemic has exposed lack of preparedness in digital adoption amongst CFOs

Pandemic has exposed lack of preparedness in digital adoption amongst CFOs

CFOs struggling to build a business case for digital investments
Nov 19 2020 5:31PM