Data breaches dent Singapore's image as tech innovator

HONG KONG • Singapore takes pride in being a technology hub where municipal decisions are driven by cutting-edge data science.

"Data is the new currency, and with open data, the possibilities are endless!" the Government says on its Smart Nation portal. But that image has been dented by two embarrassing data breaches.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 31, 2019, with the headline 'Data breaches dent S'pore's image as tech innovator'. Subscribe