Singapore needs to get smarter about digital world

SingHealth hack highlights dangers if tech is embraced without full understanding


Smart Nation Singapore had an early lesson in failure when healthcare group SingHealth's computer system was hacked.

It was an unprecedented breach of 1.5 million patients' data, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's, raising serious public health and safety issues.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 05, 2018, with the headline 'Singapore needs to get smarter about digital world'. Print Edition | Subscribe