Former British MI5 intelligence officer praises Singapore's response to SingHealth cyberattack

Former British MI5 intelligence officer Dave Palmer, 39, who is now director of technology at cyber security firm Darktrace, has praised Singapore's response to the recent cyberattack that affected 1.5 million SingHealth patients.
Former British MI5 intelligence officer Dave Palmer, 39, who is now director of technology at cyber security firm Darktrace, has praised Singapore's response to the recent cyberattack that affected 1.5 million SingHealth patients.PHOTO: WALTER SIM

TOKYO - A former British MI5 intelligence officer has praised Singapore's response to the recent cyberattack that led to a data leak involving 1.5 million SingHealth patients.

He cited the speed at which the authorities alerted Singaporeans to the breach, saying that the time taken was one-tenth the norm worldwide.

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